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Helen N. Testerman


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Helen N. Testerman Obituary
Helen Testerman

Helen Nadine Testerman, 93, of Granite City, Illinois, born October 18, 1924, in Teresita, Missouri, passed away at 1:25 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at The Fountains in Granite City.

Helen retired in 1984, from the United States government with 30 years of dedicated service in U.S. Aviation Materials Command. She was a faithful member of Dewey Avenue United Methodist Church and a member of N.A.R.F.E. Chapter 1067 and the Master's Voice Choir. Helen loved singing and playing the organ and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.

In addition to her beloved husband, Marshall Testerman, whom she married on August 31, 1956, at the Dewey Avenue United Methodist Church in Granite City, who passed away on October 3, 2007; parents, Henry and Nadine (Donaldson) Smotherman; two sisters, Carole Poole and Jennie Smith; and two brothers, Don and Maurice Smotherman.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Teri Testerman of Granite City; two grandchildren and spouse, Courtney and Joshua Geidel and Colin Testerman; a great-grandson, Graham Geidel; a sister, Marjorie Dineff of Granite City; many nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.

Memorials may be made to Dewey Avenue United Methodist Church in Granite City or to Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Birch Tree, Missouri, and may be accepted at the funeral home. www.irwinchapel.com.

Services: In celebration of her life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 12 noon with Reverend Jack Swank officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.

IRWIN CHAPEL, Granite City, IL.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 16, 2018
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