HELEN A. O'BRIEN (NEE ROUHSELANGE) CROWN POINT, IN Helen A. O'Brien (nee Rouhselange), age 89, of Crown Point, IN passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at her home. She is survived by her children: Timothy O'Brien of Phoenix, AZ, Thomas (Sue) O'Brien and Nancy (Steven) Wells both of Crown Point, Trent O'Brien of Phoenix, AZ and Maureen O'Brien of Crown Point; grandchildren: Elizabeth Solazzo, Shannon Besedick, Daniel O'Brien, Katie O'Brien, Sandra Petee, Chad Sarnicki, Kristine Wells, Daniel Wells, Casey O'Brien, Matthew O'Brien and Lisa Miller; daughters-in-law: Karen O'Brien of Phoenix, AZ and Hildegarde Kyes of Marco Island, FL; nine great grandchildren; sisters: Marie Kash of Elkhart, IN, Lyra (James) Kennedy of Crown Point, Irene Bjorklund of Phoenix, AZ, Joan Polzin of Burt, MI and Janis (Jon) Hendrix of Muncie, IN; brothers: Gilbert (Ann) Rouhselange of Homosassa, FL and James (Marianne) Rouhselange of Crystal River, FL; sister-in-law, Alberta O'Brien of Desplaines, IL. Preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur; and sons: Terrence O'Brien and Tyler "Pat" O'Brien Funeral Prayers will be said on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 9:15 a.m. at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre (NOTE: NEW LOCATION) at 606 E. 113th Ave Crown Point, IN (1 block east of Broadway) followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 E. Joliet St. Crown Point, IN with Fr. Pat Kalich officiating. Interment will be at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville, IN. Visitation will be at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, Crown Point on Monday, July 6, 2009 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Mrs. O'Brien was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Society and St. Mary's Church Choir. She also belonged to the Lake County Museum Foundation, AARP and she was a volunteer with the St. Anthony Auxiliary. Helen's charity work was with the Beautitudes Campus of Care Auxiliary in Phoenix, AZ and St. Vincent DePaul Food Bank in Phoenix. She was also a member of the church choir at Christ the King Church in Phoenix, AZ. Memorials may be given to the Lake County Museum Foundation and St. Anthony Hospice. To share a memory or send a condolence to the family, please visit the guest book section on the obituary page at www.geisenfuneralhome.com. For information call 219-663-2500.
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Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre - Crown Point
606 E. 113th Ave.
Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times from July 4 to July 5, 2009