HELEN LOUISE VanCUREN BLACKLEDGE, 107, died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Kingston Residence of Fort Wayne. Born Aug. 23, 1907, in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Estella E. Shina barger VanCuren and Leroy E. VanCuren. Helen is survived by her two sons, David William (Diana Wiley) Blackledge and Robert Donald (Sally McCol lum) Blackledge; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchild ren; three great-great-grand children; three nieces; and many friends and former students. A Celebration of Helen's Life is 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Kingston Residence, 7515 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne (IN 46819). All are welcome to attend. Arrangements by D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home.