June 16, 1928 - April 15, 2013
ELKHART — As the sun rose on Monday, April 15, 2013, Helen Elizabeth Russell went to be with her Lord and Savior at the age of 84.
Helen was born on June 16, 1928, in Elkhart to Mary Elizabeth (Kenaga) Gentzhorn and Harold Gentzhorn.
She married Paul Russell on Nov. 25, 1948, Thanksgiving Day, in Elkhart.
Suvivors include her husband, Paul Russell of Elkhart; son Steve (Dianna) Russell of Elkhart; daughters Linda (Tom) Lloyd of Elkhart and Rhonda (David) Herman of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, with one hour of calling prior to the service, all at Zion Missionary Church. The Rev. Joe Wenger will be officiating. Burial will be in Prairie Street Cemetery.
She enjoyed cooking and traveling. She was a member of Zion Missionary Church for many years.
Memorials may be sent to Zion Missionary Church.