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November 19, 2013

Helen R. Shambaugh

Helen R. Shambaugh

Nov. 11, 1918 - Nov. 18, 2013

MORRISON, Ill. — Helen R. Shambaugh, 95, of Morrison, IL, died Monday, November 18, 2013, at Four Seasons Living Center in Morrison, IL.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Morrison, IL, with the Rev. Michael Selburg, pastor at First Presbyterian Church, Morrison, IL, officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church, Morrison, IL. The Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home in Morrison is in charge of arrangements.

Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery, Morrison, IL. Memorials may be directed to the Morrison Fire Department.

Helen was born November 11, 1918 in Morrison, IL to George L. and Alice M. (Rowland) Curtis.

Helen was educated in the Morrison Grade Schools and was a graduate of Morrison High School in Morrison, IL.

She married Louis G. Shambaugh on October 9, 1938 in Muscatine, IA; he died April 25, 1973.

Helen was employed as a bookkeeper for the former Mills Ford Dealership in Morrison. She later worked as manager of the former Ben Franklin Store in Morrison.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Morrison and the church’s Guild. She also served as a Sunday School teacher. Helen was a member of the Wa-Tan-Ye.

Helen was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bulls fan. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s school and athletic events.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy (Rich) Glazier, Morrison, IL, Sally (Arlyn) Hayen, Morrison, IL; five grandchildren, Bob (Linda) Glazier, Carol (Steve) Wolf, Keith Hayen, Kent Hayen, Jennifer (Jeff) Giesking; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Louis.

Death date: Nov. 18, 2013

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