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Helen A. (Lefler) Traxler


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Helen A. (Lefler) Traxler Obituary
Helen A. Traxler, 89, of Camden, passed away Monday (Sept. 9, 2013) at the Hillsdale Community Health Center.

She was born December 21, 1923 in Grand Rapids, MI to Carl and Eunice (Yarrington) Lefler. Helen worked at Wicker Works and retired in 1986 from IPG Manufacturing. She belonged to the Hillsdale Garden Club, Extension Club, and at one time was president of the Camden-Frontier PTA. She also attended New Hope Church. Helen loved being a homemaker and caring for her family. She will be sadly missed by those who survive, including her husband, Richard Traxler whom she married April 26, 1942; 3 daughters, Patricia (Ray) Roberts of Hillsdale; Rosemary Rial of Coldwater; Judy (Stan) Crow of Grand Rapids; 6 sons, Wesley Traxler (friend, Judy Souhan) of Camden; Robert (Teri) Traxler of Camden; Roger (Elaine) Traxler of Montgomery; Richard Traxler of Hillsdale; Randy (Nola) Traxler of Camden; Alva (Lori) Traxler of Camden; 3 sisters, Harriet Beemer of Morley; Margaret Gould of Big Rapids; Peggy Lefler of Reed City; 24 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters (Wanda Cooley, Maxine England), 1 brother (Charles Lefler), daughter-in-law (Linda Traxler), and 2 grandsons (Christian & John Traxler).

Visitation is scheduled Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel, Reading. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 2:00 PM, at New Hope Church, with Pastor Don Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Camden Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to New Hope Church or Hospice of Hillsdale County.

To view this obituary or send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Sept. 9, 2013
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