She was born the daughter of Leonard L. and Catherine (Adams) Becker on September 3, 1925 in Preston, Okla. She married Everett R. Short on February 22, 1947 in Trenton. He died September 9, 1994.
Survivors include her daughter Kathryn Wohlwend of Shattuc; three granddaughters Wendy Gildehaus and husband Andy of Aviston, Christy Detering and husband Roger of Shattuc, Amy Venable and husband David of Irvington; seven great-grandchildren Kaitlyn, Abrianna, Rebecca, Kylie, Allyson, Michael, Hunter; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her Husband Everett Short; parents; sisters Mary Townsend, Grace Shaver, Dorothy Murray, Wanda Lund; brothers Leonard Becker Jr., Lloyd Becker; and son-in-law Michael Wohlwend.
Helen was a member of the United Methodist Church in Shattuc. She enjoyed baking angel food cakes, cooking, and canning. She treasured the time she spent with her family, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Services for Helen will be 12:01 Monday, February 24, 2014 at Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval with Rev. Mark Doane officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 23, 2014 and 1 hour prior to the funeral service at Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval.
Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church in Shattuc.
Memories of Helen may be shared with the family at daymaczfuneralhomes.com or on Facebook.