Date of Death: October 6, 2019

Service Details

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Riverview Cemetery, 2300 Portage Ave, South Bend, IN 46616.

Obituary Notice

Helen May (Olson) Shellenberger, age 91, of DeWitt, Michigan passed away in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 6, 2019. She was born in Muskegon, Michigan on October 20, 1927 the daughter of Oscar and Grace (Miel) Olson.

In 1948 Helen was united in marriage to Jack William Shellenberger and together they celebrated 42 years of marriage until his passing in 1991.

She is also preceded in her passing by her parents, siblings: Violet Visger, Walter Olson, and Arthur Olson.

Left to cherish her loving memory is her daughter: Jackie (Butch) Lanphear; grandson: Jeremy (Kristen) Harvey; great-granddaughter: Julianna Harvey; brother: Raymond (Sharon) Olson; sister in-law: Evelyn Olson.

Additional Information

Memorials made in Helen’s memory may be directed to The Sparrow Hospice and The Australian Shepard Rescue. Envelopes are available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

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  1. She was my Aunt her husband and my dad were brothers. She was a very nice person I enjpyed talking with her on the phone the last few years. I will miss her but I am also glad that she doesn’t have to suffer any more. Jackie and Butch have done a very GOOD job of taking care of her. My thoughts are with you.

  2. I only got to know you such a short time but we grew very close. I know you are resting peacefully with your loved ones. Until we meet again all my love. Ethel

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