HELEN H. NIXON, 97, of Auburn, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at her home. "Helen was a nurse, gardner and beloved mother." She is survived by two sons, Robert H. (Pat) Nixon of Fountain Valley, Calif., and James R. (Julia) Nixon of Kendallville; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Mary Jane Straw Hill; her sister, Lillian Hill; her husband, Robert; and her son, Edward. Memorial service is 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Auburn Presbyterian Church, corner of 12th and Jackson Streets, Auburn, Ind. Rev. Lyle Ewing officiating. Visitation is from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. Her ashes will be interred later at the Mt. Olivet Memorial Park in Zion, Ill., alongside others in her family. In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials are to the American Red Cross Northeast Indiana Chapter, c/o Skip Handy, 1212 California Rd., Fort Wayne, Ind. 46825. Feller & Clark Funeral Home of Auburn is assisting the family with arrangements. To view online obituary or to send condolences, visit www.fellerandclark.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 25, 2013