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Helen Virginia Stryker

1923 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
HELEN VIRGINIA STRYKER Helen was born on June 4, 1923, in Taft, CA. and passed away peacefully under Hospice care in the presence of family on December 13, 2015 in Riverside CA. at the age of 92. Upon completion of high school, Helen attended Pasadena City College studying Nursing. She subsequently met her future husband of 69 years, Clint, while furthering her studies in San Francisco in 1944. In 1956 Helen and Clint moved to Riverside, CA. where Clint practiced dentistry until retiring in 1986. Helen was a wonderful and caring mother to three sons, actively supporting them with encouragement and love. During her time in Riverside Helen was a member of Assistance League, Victoria Club, and the various PTA's of the local schools. She also helped when needed at Clint's dental practice. She cherished her many activities with friends which included playing bridge, golfing, and traveling throughout the country. She was especially fond of the many summers that were spent at the family cabin in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California. Helen was preceded in death by her husband Clint and is survived by her sister Barbara; sons Douglas (Barbara), David (Susie), Kenneth; seven grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew her. A short service in her honor will take place at 12:45pm on January 8, 2016 at the Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd. Contributions in Helen's memory can be made to Salem Christian Homes, 6921 Edison Ave. Chino, California 91710.

Published in Press-Enterprise from Jan. 3 to Jan. 6, 2016
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