Helen L. Ross

PALESTINE - Helen L. Ross, age 90, of Palestine, Ohio, was reunited with her husband and son. Helen peacefully passed away at 5 a,n, March 29, 2013.

Helen was born Jan. 26, 1923, in Oxford, Wis., to the late Neal and Mildred (Cummings) Houslet.

Helen is survived by a granddaughter, Rachel and 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 Aug. 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 p.m. Tuesday at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery in Palestine.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Funeral Home

Zechar Bailey Funeral Home
1499 N Broadway PO Box 337 Greenville, OH 45331
(937) 548-4141

Published in The Daily Advocate on Mar. 31, 2013