Doris M. Helm, 89, of Vandalia passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Marshall, IL.
Graveside service and interment will be held at 11:00am, Sat. September 12, 2015, Fairlawn Cemetery, Vandalia, IL with Rev. Joe Lawson officiating. Memorials may be made to Sarah Bush Lincoln Lincolnand Hospice 1000 Health Ctr Dr., Mattoon, IL 61938. Arrangements by Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia.
Doris was born September 29, 1925 in Vandalia, the daughter of Lonnie and Helen (Crandall) Isbell. She married Edward J. Helm on September 7, 1947; he preceded her in death February 27, 2014.
Doris played the piano beautifully, and was famous for her pies. She loved cross stitching, traveling and was devoted to her family.
She is survived by her daughter Jan and husband Pete Manuel of Marshall, IL; grandson Chris Savage and wife Kim of Covington, GA; great granddaughters Caroline and Kinley Savage both of Covington; sisters Sue and husband Don Musgrave of St. Charles, MO and Donna Cunningham of Kansas City, MO.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings Tom, Darrell, Corky, Jane, and Betty.