Helen D. Garbe, age 72 of Chesterton, passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2008
She was born on October 16, 1935 in Baltimore, Md. the daughter of the late
Frederick and Dorothy (Brooks) Rommel.
She was married on Dec. 18, 1954 in Porter, to Clarence Garbe, who survives
Helen is also survived by her daughter, Deborah (Keith) Reynolds of
Chesterton; brothers, Charles and Lester Rommel; grandchildren, Crystal and
Renee; and numerous great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Peterson.
Helen was an area resident since 1954. She was a homemaker and a member of
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chesterton. Helen was the former president of the
Pine Township Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and used to be very involved
in 4-H in Pine Township.
Funeral services, Pastor Erich Fickel officiating, will be at 11 a.m. Monday,
July 28, 2008 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 106 E. 1100 N., Chesterton.
Interment will follow at Furnessville Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. Monday, July 28, until the time of
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