HELEN K. BOVINE, 73, of Decatur, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 at Swiss Village Retirement Center. Helen was born on May 30, 1939 in Decatur a daughter of the late Herbert T. and Cladie E. (Ramsey) Irwin. She retired after 40 years with Bluffton Regional Medical Center. She is survived by a daughter, Theresa (Jerry) Kock of Decatur; three brothers; and two sisters; two grandsons, Brandon J. and John W. Kock; and a great-grandson , Alexander G. Hall. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rex E. Bovine, Aug. 4, 2011; and a brother. Memorial service is 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, with visitation two hours prior. Memorials are to State of the Heart Hospice (Jay Co.) To sign our guest book, click on www.haggardandsefton.com

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 21, 2013