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Obituary for Helen M. Temple
HELEN M. TEMPLE, 81, of Morrison, IL, went to be at rest with the Lord on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at Morrison Community Hospital in Morrison. Helen was born on May 28, 1932, in Morrison, IL, to John and Dora (Kuehl) Port. She was educated in the Prairie Center Grade School and graduated from Morrison High School. She married George Louis Temple on December 14, 1950 in Morrison. Helen, along with her husband, farmed in rural Morrison starting in 1955, until they moved to town in January of 1971. She worked for the former Volckmann"s Furniture in Morrison, and later worked for GE for over 20 years, until her retirement in 1992. Helen was a member of the Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison. She enjoyed flower gardening, crafts, sewing and spending time with her family. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, George; one daughter, Sally Ward of Morrison, IL; two sons, David (Linda) Temple and Robert (Judith) Temple, both of Morrison, IL; ten grandchildren, Jeannie (Jon) Thulen, Tiffany (Brooks) Soleta, Monica (Gary) Steen, Justin (Rebecca) Temple, Brandon Temple, Dorrie (Scott) Manon, Sherry Price, Jason (Katie) Akker, Andrew Akker, Halie Jo Ward; fifteen great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Annette Scott; three brothers, Richard, Wilbur and Kenneth Port; one great great grandson, Liam Scott Manon.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM " Saturday " January 18, 2014 at the Emmanuel Reformed Church " Morrison, ILOFFICIATING: Mr. Rich Criss " Ministry Coordinator " Emmanuel Reformed Church " Morrison, ILVISITATION: 4:00 " 7:00 PM " Friday " January 17, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL