|Helen P. "Sis" Kill|
|Saturday, October 05, 2013 12:41 AM|
Oct. 25, 1939-Oct. 3, 2013
She was born Oct. 25, 1939, in Lima to Earl O.and Frances W. (Huber) Gaskill, who are deceased.
On April 29, 1967, she married Frank A. Kill, who died Sept. 8, 2002.
Helen is survived by two children, Tammy R. Crider and Terry J. (Julia) Kill of Spencerville; five grandchildren, Aaron Crider, Dane Gelivera, Amanda Crider, Isaac Kill and Alexander Kill of Spencerville; five brothers, Ronald (Becky) Gaskill of Kossuth, Richard (Lila) Gaskill of Chicago, Tom Gaskill of Spencerville, Dee (Pat) Gaskill of Kingsland, Calif., and Frank Gaskill of Lima; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Gaskill of Lima.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Johnny (Helena) Gaskill, Homer “Bill” (Edna) Gaskill, Earl “Fritz” (Mary Ellen) Gaskill Jr. and Lewis “Art” Gaskill; an infant sister, Carolyn Gaskill; and sisters-in-law, Ginny Gaskill and Mae Gaskill.
A homemaker, Helen was a 1958 graduate of Spencerville High School and a long-time member of Hartford Christian Church and its ladies Friendly Circle and Prayer Team. She was a “prayer warrior.” She loved caring for her grandchildren, quilting and baking.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Hartford Christian Church, Spencerville, the Rev. Robert King officiating. Burial will follow in Hartford Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials are to Hartford Church Building Fund.