Helen R. Comte, nee Gola, 99, of Cahokia, Ill., born March 5, 1917, in Jackson County, Ill., passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016, at St. Anthony's Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo.
Mrs. Comte was a member of the Ainad Belles, Eastern Star, Red Hat Society and Cahokia Women's Club. She was also an avid camper and life long Cardinals fan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sylvester Comte; three brothers; a sister; and a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Comte.
Surviving are her children, Cecil (Sharon) Comte of Dupo, Ill., Roy (Dana) Comte of Columbia, Ill., Bobbie Comte of Cahokia, Ill., and Mary Lou (Tom) Viner of South Bend, Ind.; a brother, Carl Gola of Ventura, Calif.; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was a dear aunt, cousin and friend too many.
Condolences may be expressed online at braunfh.com
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Braun Family Funeral Home, Columbia, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2016, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, Ill.
BRAUN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, Columbia, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 12, 2016