News Death Notice

BROWNE, Helen age 95, passed on Friday, November 9, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Browne, her sister Fern Lancaster and her daughter Helen Stricker. She was born June 4, 1917 in Haskell Texas. She lived in Ohio for the last 13 years of her life after moving from San Diego, California. Helen ran her own Maytag Home Appliance Center in Lemon Grove, California for 35 years before retirement. She was active in Soroptimist, Lions Club and other community activities. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law James and Sandra Clark of Beavercreek, Ohio, her brother Walter Reagan of Las Vegas, Nevada, grandchildren Cindy Kurtz of Beavercreek, Kathi Collins of Dallas, Oregon and David Stricker and his wife Rachel of Kent, Washington. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren Kahler, Kai, Lee, Mike, Mia, Rhiannon, Jennie, Steven, Clifford, Sierra, Ethan and Stella as well as 5 great-great-grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandson. She is also survived by, and had a special relationship with, her niece Carol Lancaster of North Carolina. Rutherford Funeral Home at Powell, 450 West Olentangy St., Powell, OH 43065 (614)-792-1471 assisted the family. Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to Helen's family.

Published in Dayton Daily News on Nov. 13, 2012