Helen M. Lech
Helen M. Lech, 83, Elkhart, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, to be reunited with her husband, Otto Lech, who preceded her on Aug. 18, 2019.
She was born in Elkhart on June 6, 1936, to the late James and Dorothy Rowe.
Helen is survived by her children, Heidi (Dan) Ball, Robert "Bob" Lech, Monika (Rob) Mueller and Mark (Holly) Mueller. She was a proud grandma of Rae and Joe Diegel-Mueller, Indianapolis.
Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Otto Lech, and her parents.
Helen was a homemaker for most of her life and an avid reader. She loved to read about historical events, biographies and to learn about the lives of past presidents. Helen worked at Robertson's Department Store for more than 10 years. She was also a gardener and had her own flower patch she would tend to in the summer. Helen and her husband, Otto, were members of the United Methodist Church of Elkhart.
Cremation was chosen and will take place at Billings Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart. A private gathering of family and friends will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may go to the Humane Society of Elkhart, 54687 C.R. 19, Bristol, IN 46507.
Published on February 3, 2020


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Paul Kauffman
Feb 04, 2020
Helen was a great classmate and friend. She visited me in California and would call us with updates. She had a great sense of humor. She will be missed.