|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1920|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 2010|
Helyn J. Maidment, 89, Bloomdale, died at 1:18 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay.
She was born Aug. 1, 1920, in Toledo to the late Robert and Hazel (Walters) Hammond. She married George A. Maidment on June 1, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 1997.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharyn (David) Mowrey, Carey; her grandsons: Martin Mowrey, Palm Coast, Fla. and Marc Mowrey, Forest, Ohio; many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and cousins; and a very close cousin, Yvonne Snyder of Dublin, Ohio. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Megan Mowrey.
Maidment grew up in Van Wert and was a 1938 graduate of Van Wert High School. She then graduated in 1942, from Bowling Green State University with her Bachelor of Science in Education. She went on to teach in Payne, Ohio, and Tontogany, Ohio, and spent the majority of her career teaching in the Elmwood School System as a kindergarten and first grade teacher. During her lifetime she also taught Sunday school classes and was in the hand bell choir at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Fostoria. She was an assistant Girl Scout leader in Bloomdale and a Bloomdale Cloverettes 4-H advisor. She was a member of Tot and Teen Club and the former Research Club (now the Ladies of the Club), both in Bloomdale.
Maidment loved teaching young children and attended many conferences and workshops to keep updated on new ideas to use in her classroom. She especially loved using Workshop Way in her classroom.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, at Smith-Crates Funeral Home in North Baltimore. Burial will be in Sargeant Cemetery in Liberty Township. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Smith-Crates Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elmwood Elementary School Library in her memory.
Hazel Harriet Walters Hammond (1897 - 1970)
George A Maidment (1913 - 1997)
Plot: front , modern section
Created by: Dr. Cynthia Mahaffey
Record added: Jul 16, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113909476