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Posted on Sept. 18, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Sept. 18, 2013 at 2:55 a.m.

Feb. 2, 1923 - Sept. 11, 2013

ELKHART — Helen Marie Coryn, 90, of Elkhart, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Eastlake Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Helen was born Feb. 2, 1923, the daughter of the late John and Martha (Kruszynski) Klawinski.

On April 22, 1944, she married Cyriel Coryn. He died on July 31, 1976.

She is survived by four children, John (Mary) Coryn of Elkhart, Michael (Luarles) Coryn of Granger, Robert (Diane) Coryn of Granger and Debra (John) Lee of Elkahrt. She is also survived by nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cyriel Coryn; son James Coryn; two sisters, Nettie Klawinski and Lucy Cuzinski; and a great-granddaughter, Emily Veit.

Helen was an avid reader. She also loved to fish and play the piano.

A graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, 10776 McKinley Highway., Osceola.

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