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I have warm, cheery memories of Helen's days as the senior-most journalism student in our Western Washington University department.
I oversaw her internship on the Concrete Herald, and enjoyed her strong personality and determination not to let mature years stand in the way of her ambition and lust for life.
I'm sorry we lost touch in the last decade or two, as I've often wondered how things worked out for her.

Posted by: R..E. Stannard Jr (Ted) - Bellingham, WA - her WWU journalism professor   Feb 16, 2013

Helen's wit and sharp mind will be missed by all. God Bless all of her family.

Jackie Nicolay

Posted by: Jackie Nicolay - Gresham, OR - Red Hat Friend   Nov 19, 2012

Precious Helen,

All of us in the Crimson Crones chapter of the Red Hat Society want you to know that we all love and miss you. You had more life and vitality than all the rest of us put together.

I especially enjoyed those times that we got together just the two of us. Those time were few and far between, and we both knew how special they were as we talked about things that never came up during a chapter

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Posted by: Jill Davis - Beaverton, OR - Red Hat Sister/Friend   Nov 19, 2012

I didn't write a message at first when she pasted. Just couldn't believe she was gone. Want to let you know I miss picking her up to taking her to our Red Hat meetings and Primetimers. Shirley and I miss her stories of what she did with her life.


Posted by: Mary Gdanitz - Troutdale, OR - Friend   Nov 15, 2012

Her joy in life is reflected in her beautiful smile.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you both.

With deepest sympathy - Donna & Bruce

Posted by: Donna & Bruce Eckstein - Oakton, VA - in-laws   Aug 12, 2012

The poem is beautiful. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to both of you.

Dana and Carol

Posted by: Carol Eckstein - Ellicott City, MD - family   Aug 10, 2012

Sending Love, ({HUGS}) and Prayers to "ALL" of You. Helen was a very Special Person and a Member of Our Extended Family known as "Prime Timers Dining Club". She will be Missed; but never Forgottened.

Posted by: Patricia Ruter - Gresham, OR - Friend   Aug 05, 2012