Helen Dodson, 90

Helen L. Dodson, 90, of North Manchester, died at 5:35 am, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Peabody Healthcare Center in North Manchester.

She was born May 4, 1927, in Windfall, to Darrell and Wilma (Smith) Clouser. Helen married Glen Dodson in Wabash, on June 10, 1950. 

She worked at General Tire in Wabash and was a member of the Morningstar Church in Kokomo, Indiana.  Helen enjoyed sewing, quilting, gardening, and canning.  She lived in Wabash several years, in Kokomo from 1973 to 2015 when she moved to Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester. 

She is survived by her husband, Glen Dodson of North Manchester; daughter, Peggy (Dennis) Manning of Wabash; two granddaughters, Lori Waller of Peru, and Christy (Kyle) Schuler of North Manchester; six great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter; sister, Ruth (Jack) Boyer of North Webster, and her brother, Cliff (Margaret) Clouser of Florida. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, and two sisters, Alice Bartoo, and Lois Singleton.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at Peabody Chapel, 400 W. 7th St., North Manchester, with the Rev. Sue Babovec officiating.  Entombment will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Kokomo.  Friends may call 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, at Peabody Chapel. 

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is the Donor's Choice.

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Posted on 2017 Nov 16