Sunday, March 31, 2013

Helen L. Ross (March 29, 2013)

Helen L. Ross age 90, of Palestine, Ohio was reunited with her husband and son. Helen peacefully passed away at 5:00 A.M. on Friday, March 29, 2013. Helen was born January 26, 1923 in Oxford, Wisconsin to the late Neal & Mildred (Cummings) Houslet.

Helen is survived by a granddaughter, Rachel & Bryan Duncan of Palestine; grandson, Aaron Ross of Palestine; great-grandchildren, Evan Duncan and Chelsea Duncan; daughter-in-law, Rebecca Schultz of Greenville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Helen is also preceded in death by her husband, Herman E. Ross on August 4, 2001; son, Jim Ross; brother, Neal Houslet; and sisters, Maxine Houslet and Beth Roney.

Helen was a retired school teacher and raised Standard Bred Race Horses. Helen was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Greenville and the Darke County Harness Horseman’s Association. She was a former member of the Eastern Star.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery in Palestine. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through