CONOVER - Helen M. Caven, fondly known as "Muzz, " 95, of Conover, passed away at 11:53 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2013. Born on July 24, 1917, in New California, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Warner and Blanche (Anderson) Seamon. She married her husband of 71 years, Howard S. Caven on Aug. 2, 1941.
Together they raised two sons, Vic (Becky) Caven and Dean (Jolynn) Caven, all of Fletcher. She was a loving grandmother to Clay Caven of Fletcher and Cara (Bryan) Fisher of Charlotte, N.C. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three sisters, Garnett Bolen, Ruth Channel, and Opal Kile.
Helen was a 1935 graduate of Monroe High School and a 1937 graduate of Cedarville College where she earned a teaching certificate. She taught school at Brown Twp. High School, Conover from 1941 to 1945. She and Howard spent a year traveling the United States while he served out his enlistment in the military. After returning to Conover she became a co-owner of Caven's and Son Packing Company. Helen attended Greenview United Church of Christ, Sidney and was a member of Eastern Star Social Lodge 217, Lena. She will be sadly missed by her family.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Fletcher Cemetery. Memorial donations in memory of Helen may be sent to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St., Fletcher, is serving the family. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Apr. 2, 2013