Nov. 29, 1924 - Jan. 11, 2013
ELKHART ó Helen Louise Gilbert, 88, of Elkhart and formerly of Bremen, passed away at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Sanctuary of Holy Cross in South Bend.
She was born Nov. 29, 1924, in Elkhart to the late Leroy and Pearl (Molebash) Gay.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Janet Gilbert of Mishawaka; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy and Pearl Gay; her husband, Arthur Gilbert; and three sisters, Viola Thorpe, Irene McClammer and Beverly Newland.
Helen retired from Kennyís Super Foods in Bremen and worked for several years as a department manager for Comfo-Sleep in Wakarusa. She was a member of the VFW and Elkhart Moose Lodge.
Helen was a people-person who enjoyed gardening, housekeeping, crocheting and dancing.
Per Helenís wishes, there will be no viewing or service.
Memorial donations may be given to the Humane Society of Elkhart County or American Heart Association.
Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.