|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1916|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 2008|
Helen M. Awe, 92, of Genoa, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at Provena Pine View Care Center in St. Charles.
Born April 29, 1916, in Shelley, Minn., she was the daughter of William and Clara (Schwebke) Meyers. Her parents later moved to Garden Prairie. She married Delbert Awe on March 27, 1936.
Helen was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Genoa since 1936, where she enjoyed the "Ladies Aid" and "Golden Years" activities. She was employed at Automatic Electric in Genoa and at Playskool Toys in Hampshire.
She is survived by her four children, Thomas (Janet) Awe of Boring, Ore.; William (Debbie) Awe of Geneva; Janet (David) Dunning of Cedarville, Mich.; Fred (Sherry) Awe of Dalhart, Texas; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Helen enjoyed visits to other states to visit her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter, Gloria Jean; two brothers, William Meyers and Melvin Meyers; three sisters, Lucille Jaffray, Marjorie Standish, and Mildred Kolberg.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 North State Road, Genoa, with The Reverend E. Timothy Frick officiating. Interment will be in Genoa Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Cooper-Quiram Funeral Chapel and from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.
A memorial fund has been established for Trinity Lutheran Church in care of Cooper-Quiram Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Main St., Box 251, Genoa, IL 60135.
Delbert Awe (1915 - 1974)*
Gloria Jean Awe (1941 - 1948)*
Thomas Arthur Awe (1944 - 2016)*
Genoa Township Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30680284
Added: Jan. 3, 2009