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Jean Eileen Helm
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Jean Eileen Helm, age 77, of Plainfield for 54 years, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Lakewood Nursing Home of Plainfield. She was born March 20, 1941 to her loving late parents, Roy and Mariam Parks. Jean lived and graduated from schools in Iowa. She came back to Plainfield and worked at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, where she met her husband to be. They were married on August 22, 1959.

Jean is survived by her husband Roger M. Helm, Sr., her two sons Roger M. Helm, Jr. and Thomas Dwight Helm, sister, Joan Kaufman, brother-in-law, Lee Wildy and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Mariam, (nee Pike) Parks and her sister Joyce E. Wildy.

She worked at Moody Bible Institute in 1958-1959. She worked and helped Roger graduate from LeTourneau College, Longview, TX, in 1963. She worked at Missionary Equipment Service from 1963-1965. Jean began China painting in 1967 and started teaching and travelling across the country from New York to California, New Orleans to Michigan to spread her artistic talents. She enjoyed traveling around the world and has been to forty two countries, and All Fifty States!

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jean’s name to Harvest New Beginnings Church.

Visitation: Tuesday, July 31st 3:00 -8:00 at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 Joliet Rd., Plainfield, IL 60544 (corners of Rt. 30 & Rt. 59)

Additional Visitation: Wednesday, August 1st 10:00-11:00 AM at Harvest New Beginnings Church, 5315 Douglas Rd., Oswego, IL 60543.

Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 AM at Church.

Interment will follow at Plainfield Township Cemetery, Plainfield, IL.

For more information, please call 815-436-9221 or www.overman-jones.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

31

Jul

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Visitation

Wednesday

1

Aug

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Harvest New Beginnings Church

5315 Douglas Road
Oswego, Illinois 60543

Service

Wednesday

1

Aug

11:00 AM
Harvest New Beginnings Church

5315 Douglas Road
Oswego, Illinois 60543

Cemetery Details

Location

Plainfield Township Cemetery

15408 South Joliet Road
Plainfield, IL 60544

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