|Helen M. Roe|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Thursday, 05 December 2013 10:22|
Helen M. Roe, 98, of Bowling Green, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Helen was born in Westhope, Ohio to the late Charles and Nellie (Smith) Wade. She married Berstel Roe Jr. on February 11, 1936 and he passed away on March 31, 1995.
Helen is survived by her sons: Berstel (Kay) Roe III of Weston and Charles Roe of Hudson, Florida; grandchildren: Pamela (Bob) Manuel, Lynda (Dennis) Hafner, David (Jani) Roe, Steve (Peggy) Stiger, Shawn (Nan) Stiger, and Shad (Kerri) Stiger; seven foster grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, six foster great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren; half sisters: Suzanne Cramner of Findlay and Mary Lou Burkhart of Bowling Green; and a half brother, Robert Wade of Jacksonville, Florida.
She was preceded in death by her two daughters: Karen Roe and Nancy Stiger and two brothers and two sisters and her special friend Franklin Knauss Sr.
Helen was a member of the Weston Church of Christ and their Ladies Missionary Group, the Weston O.E.S #198 and the Retired Teachers Association.
Helen taught school for the Otsego Elementary Schools and the Bowling Green City Schools at Crim Elementary and was one of the first teachers in the Special Education Program.
Helen and her husband Berstel enjoyed travelling to Haines City, Florida and Bright Lake Ontario, Canada, during their retirement.
She loved to knit, crochet, and play bridge, cards and dominos. Helen after retiring enjoyed volunteering at the Wood County Senior Citizen Center. She was very family oriented and truly loved spending time with her family.
Visitation for Helen will be on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green, Ohio 43402. Helen's funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Weston Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be gifted in Helen's honor to the Weston Church of Christ, 13355 Center St., Weston, Ohio 43569 or to Bridge Hospice, 1069 Klotz Rd., Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
Online condolences, as well as fond memories, may be shared with Helen's family by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.
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