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Helen F. Zehr, age 91 of Dubois, Indiana passed away at 12:55 a.m. on Sunday, (October 30, 2016) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, IN.

helen-zehrShe was born on January 22, 1925 in St. Paul, Indiana to John and Freada (Friday) Chambers. Her first marriage was to William E. Dodd. He passed on December 25, 1944 in Germany during combat in WWII. Her second marriage was to Andrew Zehr. He preceded her in death on January 3, 1968.

Helen was a homemaker and member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Dubois.

She enjoyed flowers, playing bingo, gardening, spending time with family, and being the “Mayor of Skeeterville”

Surviving,
Five daughters;
Barbara Corn, Clarksville, IN
Sandra Haynes, Arkansas
Diane Carie and husband Terry, Dubois, IN
Lisa Merkley and husband Kenny, Dubois, IN
Lila Kempf and husband Allen “Rock”, Haysville, IN
Four sons;
William Dodd, Huntingburg, IN
Jake Zehr and wife Sherry, Dubois, IN
Doyle Zehr, Arkansas
Ronald Zehr and wife Rachel, Missouri
45 grandchildren
81 great grandchildren
34 great great grandchildren
One Sister;
Doris Rasche, Dubois, IN
Three Brothers;
Carl Chambers, St. Paul, IN
John Chambers, Indianapolis, IN
Franklin Chambers and wife Marilyn, Waldron, IN

Preceding her in death besides her husbands were three sons, Richard Dodd, John Dodd and Steve Zehr. one grandson, Tyler Dodd, one infant great granddaughter, and one sister, Margaret McMillian.

Funeral services for Helen Zehr will be held at 11:00 a.m on Wednesday (November 2, 2016) at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Dubois with burial to follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery in Dubois. The Rev. John Sterrett will officiate.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday (November 1, 2016) at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, Indiana, and from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time on Wednesday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ or to a favorite charity