Helen Marie (Patrick) Perkins passed away on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Moran Manor. Helen was born on Jan. 18, 1919, in Vail, Iowa, to Joseph Patrick and Emma Turner Patrick. Helen and her family moved to Kansas when she was three months old and lived most of her life in Lone Elm. She attended Lone Elm School until the ninth grade. She then went to Mildred where she graduated from Mildred Grade and High School.
On July 15, 1939, she married Leslie Scott Perkins in Fort Scott. They made their home in the Geneva and Iola areas until the flood of 1951 when they moved to Moran. Born to this marriage were three children Larry S., Loretta, and Roberta. Roberta passed away at birth.
Helen had four brothers and one sister.
Helen was employed by the USD 256 Moran as a cook for nearly 30 years, until retiring in 1987. She loved to cook, crochet, quilt and sew.
Proceeding her in death was her husband Leslie; daughter, Roberta; son, Larry S. Sr.; granddaughter, Collette; and four brothers, Frank, George, Robert and DeLane Patrick; and her sister, Margaret Patrick Lewis.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Loretta Miller Roberts and husband, Lee, Moran; seven grandchildren, Arnold Miller Jr. and wife, Beth, Pomona, Bryan Miller and wife, Tina, Colony, Craig Miller and wife, Paula, Moran, Larry S. Perkins Jr. and Terry Perkins, Galesburg, Mary Simpson and husband, Randy, and Kerry Perkins, Chanute; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other family.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Feuerborn Family Service Chapel in Moran, burial will follow in the Moran Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Moran.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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