Helen Welty, 94, of Mentone, Ind., passed away at 4 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at The Elkhart Hospice House, Elkhart, Ind.
She was born in Marshall County, Ind.,, to parents Henry and Orpha (Hershberger) Reichert. In 1938, she married Leslie Welty. He preceded her in death in 1976. Helen was a homemaker, who was a member of the Church of God AWA in Dallas, Texas.
She is survived by two daughters: Sue Ann (Rick) Mizell, Arlington, Texas; and Helene (Craig) Dunlap, Jacksonville, Fla.; one son: Lyle (Margie) Welty, Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister: Mary Alice Clough, Fort Wayne, Ind.; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two daughters: Carol Wolf and Janet Borton; one sister; and two brothers.
Following Helen’s wishes, private family services were held on Thursday, July 25, 2013.
Burial was in Sycamore Cemetery, Mentone.
Memorial contributions are open to the donor’s choice.
King Memorial Home, Mentone, was entrusted by the family with arrangements.