NIKLOS Helen Elizabeth Niklos, age 63, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on November 26, 1949, and was a 1967 graduate of Upper Arlington High School. Helen enjoyed cooking and catering, and she loved organizing and hosting family gatherings. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt, and friend. She is survived by her daughter, Shelly (Matt) Bourgeous of Alaska; sons, J.R. (Andrea), Mike, and Jeremy Niklos, all of Illinois; siblings, Peg Williams and Art Richey; mother, Anna Richey; grandchildren, Eli and Max Bourgeous, and Hunter, Sadie, and Roman Niklos; as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. Helen was preceded in death by her husband Russ Niklos and father Arthur Richey. Family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, at the SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 6699 N. High St. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, December 10, at the funeral home with Celebrant Andrew Hoover officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Helen's son, Jeremy Niklos, for his college education. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Helen.
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Schoedinger Funeral Home Worthington Chapel
6699 North High Street
Worthington, OH 43085
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 9, 2012