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Julie Helms-Duncan

Published: Friday, June 6, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

ROCK FALLS – Julie Helms-Duncan, 50, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at her home. She was a licensed practical nurse for several years at area nursing homes.

She was born March 26, 1964, in Sterling, the daughter of Keith B. and Elsie (Hook) Helms. She married Brian Tarbill on Feb. 8, 1991, in Sterling. She later married Mark Duncan.

Survivors include her husband, Mark. and her sons, Brian R.D. Tarbill and Brady A. Tarbill, all of Rock Falls; her parents, Elsie (Bud) Iben of Sterling and Keith B. (Carol) Helms of Rock Falls; her sister, Laurie J. (Jeff) Helms of Downs; her brothers, Kevin (Mista) Helms of Rock Falls and Todd (Jada) Helms of Plainfield; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

There will be no visitation. Family graveside service will be private. McDonald Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

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