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