Helen Diede Obituary

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Helen Louise (Rhoderick) Diede

February 29, 1916 - June 16, 2011
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Helen Louise Diede, 95, of Terre Haute, passed away on Thursday, June 16 at Meadows Manor East. She was born on February 29, 1916, in Terre Haute, to George and Ada (Howard) Rhoderick. She married Harold Diede and he preceded her in death in 1987. She was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker. She also worked for several years as a professional interior decorator. She enjoyed sewing and had the ability to make anything she touched beautiful. Helen is survived by her daughter, Evelyn Taylor, of Terre Haute; a grandson, James William Lowe, Jr. and his wife Sallie, of Terre Haute; great-grandchildren, Jimmy, Jennifer, and Jacob Lowe;...
Helen Louise Diede, 95, of Terre Haute, passed away on Thursday, June 16 at Meadows Manor East. She was born on February 29, 1916, in Terre Haute, to George and Ada (Howard) Rhoderick. She married Harold Diede and he preceded her in death in 1987. She was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker. She also worked for several years as a professional interior decorator. She enjoyed sewing and had the ability to make anything she touched beautiful.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Evelyn Taylor, of Terre Haute; a grandson, James William Lowe, Jr. and his wife Sallie, of Terre Haute; great-grandchildren, Jimmy, Jennifer, and Jacob Lowe; step-great-grandchildren, Cindy Porter, Billy Drake, and Terri Cooper, several great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brothers Howard and Emmett Rhoderick; her sisters, Dorothy Napier, Virginia Loudermilk, Esther Lawson, and Mabel Sarter; and a step-son, Raymond Diede.

Visitation will be Saturday, June 18 from 4 – 5 pm at Thomas Funeral Home. Services will follow the visitation at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Curtis Mitchell officiating. Burial will take place at a later date in Yankton, South Dakota. Online condolences may be made at www.thomasfuneralhome.net

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