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Helen L. Hilt

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Helen L. Hilt 94

Helen L. Hilt, 94, of Lafayette passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at St. Anthony Health Care. She was born February 29, 1920, in Woonsocket, SD, to the late Leo and Jessie Steele Rice. Her first marriage was Earl Kelsey in October 6, 1937 and he preceded in death. Helen then married Gordon Hilt on March 24, 1964 and he preceded her in death in September of 1999. Mrs. Hilt was a homemaker and enjoyed crafts, flower arranging and working in her yard.

Surviving are her children Linda Kelsey Coppock (Jay) of Lafayette, Patricia Hilt Richards of Lafayette, Lana Hilt Burnell (Herbert) of Lafayette, Carolyn Kelsey Ping (William) of Lafayette, Diana Hilt Reed (Ernest) of Attica, Anita Hilt Bosworth (Joseph) of Port Richey, FL, Dennis Kelsey (Judy) of LaFollette ,TN, Donald Hilt (Brenda) of Zephyr Hills, FL, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Helen was preceded in death by sons Earl "Jack" Kelsey, Gene Hilt John Hilt, 5 sisters and 4 brothers.

Visitation will be 5-7 PM Monday at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd. Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, Rev. Joseph Park Jr. officiating. Burial will be at Isley Cemetery. Sign the guest book and leave memories at

Published in the Journal & Courier from July 17 to July 18, 2014
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