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Helen E. Meyers

Monday, May 5, 2008

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March 13, 1907 -- May 3, 2008

Helen E. Meyers died Saturday, May 3, 2008, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.

She was born March 13, 1907, to George Washington and Ida (Hauxwell) Loomis in Haigler. She graduated from McCook High School in 1924.

Helen married Hugh Meyers in McCook on May 1, 1935. To this union two children were born, Marilyn and Kent. She taught rural school for 11 years. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking and her kittens.

She was a member of the Indianola Christian Church and a 73 year member of the Red Willow Women's Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hugh in 1969; great-grandson, Nicholas O'Dea; two sisters, Jessie Waddell and Faye Shepherd; and a brother, Charles Loomis.

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Bohl and husband Gordon of Arvada, Colo.; her son, Kent Meyers and wife, Deb of McCook; a sister, Mildred Zink of McCook; nine grandchildren, Joyce Potthoff and husband, Darrel, Andy O'Dea and wife, Lori, Beth O'Dea, Steve O'Dea and wife, Dawn, Jason Meyers and wife, Staci, Jeremy Meyers and wife, Bambi, Ryan Meyers, Derek Meyers and Erin Meyers; seven great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and special caregivers, Dixie Kofler and Marilyn Gaster.

Memorials may be given in her name to the new building for the McCook Humane Society.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at the Indianola Christian Church with Jerry Beckenhauer and Mike Searcey officiating. Burial will be in McCook at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation is today until 6 p.m. and Tuesday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. The family will greet friends and family Tuesday from 5 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.