Helen "Erline" Cane, nee Harmon, 81, of Sparta, Ill., born Nov. 3, 1931, in Sparta, Ill., died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Randolph County Care Center, Sparta, Ill.
Mrs. Cane was owner of Helen Erline Cane Cleaning Company in Sparta, Ill., for 31 years. She was a member of Sparta Eagles Aerie 3059, B & P.W., and Delta Theta Tau Sorority.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James Leroy and Ada, nee Eckert, Harmon; a son, Jimi Cane; and a sister, Doris McMurtrie.
Surviving are her daughters, Cindy (Steve) Blind of Boone, N.C.; Barbie McConachie of Sparta, Ill., and Susie Bilderback of Sparta, Ill.; four grandchildren, Leslie (Dillon) Jacobus, Stephanie (Jack) Peattie, Cody Cane and Eric McConachie; and three great-grandchildren, Owen Jacobus, Jack Peattie and Mikkah Jacobus.
Memorials may be made to Randolph County Care Center or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Online condolences may be expressed at guestbook at www.mcdanielfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, Sparta, Ill., and from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at the church.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, Sparta, Ill., with Pastor Gary Feldman officiating. Interment will be in Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Ill.
McDANIEL FUNERAL HOME, Sparta, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 6, 2013