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Helen J. Quimby

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Helen J. Quimby Obituary
Helen J. Quimby
HENRY - Helen J. Quimby, 97, of Henry, IL, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018, at Country Comfort Retirement Home in Henry.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church in Henry, with the Rev. Jim Boswell and Chaplain Richard Hillenbrand officiating. Burial will follow at Henry Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church or Country Comfort Retirement Home in Henry.
Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home in Henry is assisting the family with services.
Helen was born on July 2, 1921, in Bellflower, IL, the daughter of William H. and Bertha M. Bradbury Schneider. She married Donald A. Quimby on August 9, 1944, in Peoria, IL. He died on December 28, 1992.
Surviving are four children, Dennis (Julie) Quimby of Hopewell, Carol (Bob) Gingerich of Rochelle, Sandy (Alan) Hare of Henry and Sharon (Bob) Cole of Farmers Branch, TX; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Ruth; and one great-great-grandson, Brandon.
Helen was a member of the First Christian Church, where she worked as the secretary for many years, served on the church board and various committees and was a Sunday school teacher. She taught school for over 30 years and last taught at Henry Grade School. She was active in Delta Kappa Gamma. She was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed watching them win the World Series. Her hobbies included quilting, knitting, crocheting and reading.
The family would like to thank Country Comfort and Vitas Hospice for their loving care.
Published in Peoria Journal Star from Sept. 11 to Sept. 13, 2018
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