Helen Virginia <I>Forbes</I> Steward

Helen Virginia Forbes Steward

Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana, USA
Death 20 Oct 2006 (aged 96)
The Woodlands, Montgomery County, Texas, USA
Burial West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Plot Garden of The Good Shepherd (SW section)
Memorial ID 144260785 · View Source
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Helen "Virginia" Forbes Steward, 96, formerly of Lafayette, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at The Woodlands Health Care Center, The Woodlands, TX. Born April 7, 1910, at Rensselaer, IN, she was the daughter of the late Walter A. and Margaret Merritt Forbes. She was a 1928 graduate of Watseka, IL, High School.

She was married to Roger Malcolm Steward on March 15, 1931, at Chicago, IL, and they lived most of their married life in Lafayette. He retired from General Telephone Co. in Lafayette and they moved to Seminole, FL, in 1970. In 1981, she moved to Roachdale, IN.

In Lafayette, Mrs. Steward had worked at Rapp's Clothing store and the Tippecanoe County Clerk's Office. She was a member of First Christian Church, Eastern Star Hope Chapter 5, and White Shrine. In Seminole, FL, she was active in the Lake Seminole North Homeowners Association and worked in the student health center of Seminole High School. At Roachdale, she was a member of the Christian Church, Philomath Club, and enjoyed playing cards in various card clubs.

Surviving are a son, Donald (wife Shirley) Steward of Heritage Lake, Coatesville; a daughter, Janet Steward (husband Dennis) Cooper of Conroe, TX; six grandsons and eleven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Forbes Pierce.
--Lafayette Journal & Courier - Sun 10/22/2006, page 16

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