HELEN R. HOLLENBERG, 80, of North Manchester, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, 7:35 a.m., at Tim bercrest Senior Living Community, North Manchester. She was a graduate of Manchester University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education; she received her master's degree from University of Saint Francis. She was president of Fort Wayne Branch of International Reading Association, Fort Wayne Chapter of Association of Childhood Education, Past Guardian of Fort Wayne Job's Daughter's, and a member of Trinity Chapter Order of Eastern Star. While in Fort Wayne, she was a member of the Lincolnshire Church of the Brethren. Born Dec. 9, 1932, in Chicago, Ill., she was a daughter of Wilbur R. and Margaret (Delk) Bollinger. She married Robert L. Hollenberg on Feb. 5, 1955, in Chicago; he survives. Also surviving are two sons, Gene (Pam) Hollenberg of Nappanee, Ind. and Bill (Amy) Hollenberg of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Cindy (Jan Eshleman) Hollenberg of Mountainair, New Mexico; and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Swihart. A Celebration of Life service is 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Timbercrest Senior Living Community Chapel, 2201 East St., North Manchester, Ind. Pastor Kurt Borgmann and Pastor Karen Eberly officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the Timbercrest Senior Living Community Chapel. Memorial donations may be made out to Shriner's Hospitals for Children, Oak Park, Ill., Manchester University or Englewood United Methodist Church, Englewood, Fla., all c/o Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750. To sign Mrs. Hollenberg's online guest registry, please visit www.myersfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 28, 2013