Helen Wixom, 97, most recently of River Hills Village, Keokuk, IA, left this earth to be with her heavenly Father on August 2, 2018.
Helen was born on March 18, 1921, in Lockridge, IA, the daughter of Lucas E. and Mida Elmira Essley Zihlman. Helen is survived by daughters, Carolyn (Dennis) Patterson of Keokuk, IA and Rhonda (David) Clark of Carthage, IL, son Kyle Wellington Letts, IA, nine grandchildren, and nineteen great grandchildren. Greeting Helen in heaven were her parents, husband William (Bill) Wixom, son Terry Wellington, three brothers, six sisters and son-in-law Curt Mason.
Helen was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, and Kings Daughters, National Lifetime P.T.A. membership from Wells Carey. She was born and reared North of Lockridge, IA. Helen retired from the Hy-Vee Deli.
A celebration of Helen's life will be held Monday, August 6, 2018, at 11:00 AM, at DeJong - Greaves Celebration of Life Center at 917 Blondeau Street, in Keokuk, with Cathie Courtois officiating. Burial will follow at Keokuk National Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM directly before the service.
Memorials are suggested for God's Way Christian Center.
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Helen was a sweetie and such a loving and good person. Condolences to all her family members.
Rhonda, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May sweet memories give you comfort. Peggy Worster Knudtson
My thoughts and prayers are with all of u at this.I've known the family since grade school and Helen was a very nice lady.You will have alot of fond memories.
My sincere condolences to Rhonda , Carolyn and families. Helen was a sweet lady. She and Bill were great neighbors to my aunt and uncle on Bank. God’s peace to you all❤️
Suann (Marshall) Hohn
Rhonda and family - So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in fond memories.
Carolyn and family- We are so sorry to hear about Helen's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Dawn (Schafer), Craig, Kaylee, and AJ Shoemaker
Rhonda, Sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Remember her fondly at Trinity. Condolences to you and the rest of the family. Charlie and Nonda Clatt
I had the opportunity to work with her at Hy-Vee years ago. She was one of the nicest people of have ever known. I really though a lot of her.
We are so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. We have many fond memories of her. WE keep you all in our prayers. Dave and Sally Barrettt
You are in my prayers. May God bless you.
Thank you for letting me a part of your mamas care. She will be missed, Heaven has another Angel!
Rhonda and family,
I am so sorry to learn of your mothers passing. She was a wonderful lady and I know you will miss her.
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