Helen M. Cole
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Helen M. Cole

Born: December 29, 1936

Died: April 21, 2018

Helen M. Cole, 81, passed away after a brief illness on April 21, 2018 at Journey Care in Woodstock, Il.

She was born on December 29, 1936 in Evanston, to Howard M. and Helen Rushton Peirce. Helen was a 1955 graduate of Kemper Hall in Kenosha. She married Richard Cole on December 11, 1956. The couple made their home in Grayslake for many years, and later in Twin Lakes and Richmond.

Helen is survived by her daughters, Cynthia Cole of Richmond and Evelyn (Glenn) Kaht of Spring Grove; five grandchildren, Emily, Richard, Elizabeth, James and Joseph Kaht; and one sister, Cynthia (John) Fulenwider of Holland, Michigan; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard; and two brothers, Howard and Joseph Peirce.

Services will be private.

For those wishing to express condolences, the family suggests making a donation in Helen's name to your local animal shelter.

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Published in Lake County Suburban Life on Apr. 26, 2018.