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Rosalie (Eckert) Helm


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Rosalie (Eckert) Helm Obituary
Roscoe - Mrs. Rosalie Eckert Helm, 86, of Roscoe, died Dec. 28, 2014 following a lengthy illness.
She was born Rosalie Eckert in San Angelo to Allen and Minnie (Lauw) Eckert on Sept. 8, 1928. They preceded her in death. She married Karlvin Helm in Roscoe on Aug. 18, 1945. Karlvin and Rosalie farmed near Inadale and Roscoe. He died in February of 2001. She was a member of the Roscoe Church of Christ.
Survivors include her daughter, Kathryn Tate and husband J.B., Jr. of Snyder; one son, Ronnie Helm and his wife Ramona of Hermleigh; four grandchildren, Janna Peterson and her husband, Clay of Abilene, Kevin Tate and his wife Cheree of Hermleigh, Joshelyn Lively and her husband Britt of Bryan and Linsey Currey and her husband Brady of Abilene. She has nine great- grandchildren, Carlton Peterson and his wife Katelynn of Lubbock, Caroline Peterson of College Station, Abby, Byron and Collin Mac Tate, Breeley and Beau Lively and Karlie and Lillie Kate Currey. She is also survived by three sisters, Wynona Bankhead and Peggy Lloyd of Roscoe and Norma Kranz and her husband, Don of Glen Rose; one brother, John Eckert and his wife Lydia of Irving; and many nieces and nephews.
One twin sister, Dorothy Lee, died in infancy.
Family visitation will be on Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 from 6-7:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at the Roscoe Church of Christ with Royce Clay and Herschel McDonald officiating. Interment will be at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater. Pallbearers will be Clay Peterson, Britt Lively, Brady Currey, Wendell Bankhead, Randall Bankhead, Shane Summerlin, Grady Miles, Gordon Miles, David Kranz, Tony Kranz and Alan Eckert.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2014
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