Helen Barringer Willard of Ogden Dunes died Sunday, Oct. 9,
2008. She was 73.
Born Oct. 19, 1934, she was preceded in death by
her husband, Jack G. Willard, who died December 7, 2006.
She is survived by her daughter, Kristin; grand daughter,
Annabella; brother, Barry Barringer; nieces and nephews Margaret West and
Elizabeth, William and Tony Rodgers; and cousins Ron, Robert, and Greg Pyke
and Richard Wylie.
A graduate of Horace Mann High School and Indiana University,
Helen taught first grade in the Gary Public Schools for 40 years.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 15,
2008 at 10 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton,
with Rev. Frederick Hoover officiating. Visitation will
be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Porter County Master Gardeners Association,
155 Indiana Ave., Suite 301, Valparaiso, IN 46383.