NAPPANEE – Helen Jean Scheffers, 83, formerly of Nappanee and Elkhart, died at 7:10 a.m. June 6, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Wakarusa, after an extended illness.
She was born May 7, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., to John and Ruth Wagner. On Dec. 3, 1954, she married Dwight Eldon Scheffers, who died Nov. 5, 1996.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Burial will be in Rice Cemetery, Hope Mausoleum.
Calling is from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
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Memorials may be made to Elder Haus.