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Helen M. Ehlers

Published: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – Helen Mae Ehlers, 86, of Dixon, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Oregon Healthcare Center. She worked on the family farm.  

Helen was born June 2, 1926, in Polo, the daughter of Leo W. and Velma (Schoen) Irving. She married Christian “Chris” Ehlers on Sept. 14, 1946, in DeKalb. He preceded her in death. Helen loved and cared for many children as a babysitter. She also loved animals and fine jewelry.

She also was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Irving.  

Private funeral services will be at a later date. Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon is handling arrangements.

Helen’s loved ones would like to thank the special people who surrounded her at Unity Hospice and Oregon Healthcare.

Visit www.prestonschillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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