Sept. 7, 1916 - Sept. 6, 2008
ASHLAND - Helen Ruth (Englert) Linder, age 91, of Norwalk, died Saturday, September 6, 2008 at Lutheran Village in Ashland.
She was born September 7, 1916 in Norwalk to the late Eugene and Olive (Reister) Englert. She was a 1934 graduate of St. Paul High School and a member of its Alumni Association. She worked at the former Foos Paint and Appliance in Norwalk, and former precinct chairman for the Huron County Democratic Party.
Helen was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, former President and officer for the Altar and Rosary Society, Eucharistic minister and active in the church choir and funeral choir for many years. She was a past elementary CCD teacher, and had been a library volunteer at St. Paul School.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia E. (Thomas Miles) Linder, Ph.D. of Rockwall, TX; sons, Paul (Joanie) Linder of Columbus, Joseph (Lana) Linder of Ashland, and William (Susan) Linder of Clarkston, MI; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; sister, Clara M. Weisenberger of Norwalk; son-in-law, Irven F. Hintz; numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Linder in 1996; daughter, Jeanette Hintz; sisters, Mary C. Englert and Josephine (in infancy); brothers, Joseph, Paul and Norbert Englert.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 5 – 8 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk, where a wake service will be held at 8:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk. The Rev. Frank Kehres, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857 or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, Ohio 44805
Online condolences may be sent to www.norwalkfuneral.com.