Person:Helen Wickersham (1)

m. 7 May 1911
  1. Helen Wickersham1911 - 1999
Facts and Events
Name Helen Wickersham
Gender Female
Birth[1] 9 Dec 1911 Monticello, White, Indiana, United States
Death[1] 4 Apr 1999 Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States
Other[1] Link to Parents
Other[1][2] Obit
Other[1] Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United StatesBurial details St Johns Cemetery


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    Helen Wickersham Sailor, memorial #34977249.
  2. Birth: Dec. 9, 1911
    White County
    Indiana, USA
    Death: Apr. 4, 1999
    Cass County
    Indiana, USA

    Services for Helen Sailors Richter, 87, of 3901 High Street Road, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Ninth Street Christian Church.

    Mrs. Richter died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, April 4, 1999, in Logansport Memorial Hospital.

    Born Dec. 9, 1911, in Monticello, she was the daughter of Donald and Merl Hoover Wickersham. On Dec. 15, 1934, she was married to Amiel Sailors, who died Aug. 6, 1957. On Nov. 25, 1968, in Logansport, she was married to Bryon Richter, who died June 18, 1978.

    A homemaker, Mrs. Richter was a member of Ninth Street Christian Church.

    She also was a member of Fidelity Chapter 58 Order of Eastern Star and the Clinton Township Extension Homemakers Club.

    Surviving are one daughter, Elaine Bittinger and her husband, Marvin, Carmel; one brother, Dale Wickersham and his wife, Betty, Logansport; two grandsons, Lowell Bittinger, and his wife, Karen, Fishers, and Chris Bittinger and his wife, Tricia, Bloomington; and two nephews, Tom Wickersham and Jim Wickersham, both of Logansport.

    One son, George Sailors, preceded in death.

    The Rev. James Beaumont will officiate at the services. Burial will in St. John Cemetery.

    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in McCloskey-Hamilton-Gundrum Funeral Home and one hour before the services Wednesday in the church.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Ninth Street Christian Church. (bio by: Christopher Ware)

    Family links:
    Donald Wickersham (1890 - 1977)
    Merl Hoover Wickersham (1891 - 1974)

    Amiel Sailors (1907 - 1957)
    Byron E Richter (1913 - 1978)*

    George Jay Sailors (1940 - 1961)*

    Helen Wickersham Sailors (1911 - 1999)
    Clarence Dale Wickersham (1919 - 2005)*

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