Helen Harders, 88, of Gladbrook, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Westbrook Acres in Gladbrook. A celebration of Helen's life will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Salem Church of Lincoln, in Lincoln. A private family interment will take place at a later date. Visitation for Helen will be held from 1 p.m. until time of service on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Church of Lincoln. Memorial contributions may be directed in Helen's name to her family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Helen and her family.
Helen is survived by her children: Craig (Stephanie) Harders, of Lincoln, and Dotta (Charles) Barnes, of rural Gladbrook; her siblings: Alverta Dodson, of Clearwater, Fla., Ina Billerbeck, of rural Gladbrook, and Alvin (Stella) Storjohann, of Marshalltown; her five grandchildren; her 10 great-grandchildren and her great-great-grandson.