Helen L. Ross

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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

Published in The Daily Advocate on Mar. 31, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
Zechar Bailey Funeral Home
1499 N Broadway PO Box 337 | Greenville, OH 45331 | (937) 548-4141
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