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Helen Jean Eldred
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Obituary for Helen Jean Eldred

Helen Jean Eldred nee Michel, age 93, a longtime resident of Plainfield, IL passed away peacefully on August 29, 2018 at her daughters Plainfield home surrounded by her loving family. She was born January 27, 1925 in Joliet, IL.

Helen is survived by her loving children Barbara (Robert) Dewey and Steven (Bobbie) Eldred; cherished grandchildren Daniel (Laura) Garich, Jodi (T.J.) Banning, Buffieann (Kirk) Lang, Amy Eldred, Erin Eldred, Debbie (David) McGarry, Bradley (Christie) Eldred, and Jeff (Angela) Platt; proud great grandmother of 16; fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband Edward H. Eldred; parents Elda and Edward Michel; children Richard (Arnitta) Eldred and Patricia (Robert) Richardson; twin sister Hazel (the late Roy) Fox; sister Edna (the late Glen) Milstead.

Helen was a longtime member of Peace Lutheran Church in Plainfield.

She was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Family and friends to gather Monday, September 3 for visitation 9:00 AM until time of funeral service 12:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services 15219 S. Joliet Rd. Plainfield, IL 60544.

Interment will follow at Plainfield Township Cemetery.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Helen’s life, donations to Peace Lutheran Church 24024 W. Main St. Plainfield, IL or Joliet Area Community Hospice at 250 Water Stone Cir, Joliet, IL 60431 in her name would be appreciated.

For more information, please call (815)436-9221.

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9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544





12:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Cemetery Details


Plainfield Township Cemetery

15408 South Joliet Road
Plainfield, IL 60544

Memorial Contribution

Peace Lutheran Church

24024 W Main St.
Plainfield, Illinois 60544

Joliet Area Community Hospice

250 Water Stone Circle
Joliet, IL 60431

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