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Helen Marie "Swanson" Detwiler

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Helen Marie "Swanson" Detwiler Obituary
Helen Marie Swanson Detwiler, 93, passed away on April 26, 2018 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Helen was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up with four siblings, all of who preceded her in death. She raised four children (Dale, Shirley, Bill and David) from her first marriage; and is survived by them all. Her second marriage united her with the love of her life George Detwiler in 1976. She had eight grandchildren (Owen, Julian, Miriam, Lydia, and Emma; Logan and Katrina; Sam) and had five great grandchildren. Until age 82, Helen worked as a dedicated Registered Nurse from Colorado to New Mexico, always providing care for others.
The memorial service for Helen Detwiler will be Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at 1:00 pm at St. James Episcopal Church, 102 St. James Street at the corner of University and South Main Street. Reception will follow with friends and family at the Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Memorial Fund of St. James Episcopal Church, earmarked Memorial, Helen Detwiler, or to . Arrangements are with LaPaz - Graham's Funeral Home 555 West Amador Las Cruces NM, 88005. To sign the online Guest Book visit
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on May 16, 2018
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