Helen Schmid

Died: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 08, 2017
Location: Singleton Mortuary

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Sep. 09, 2017
Location: Calvary Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Sep. 09, 2017
Location: Calvary Lutheran Church

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Helen Hensley Schmid(1933-2017)

Helen Schmid fell asleep in the Lord Jesus at St. Francis Hospital on August 31,2017. Helen Louise Hensley Schmid, 84, was born June 1,1933, in Indianapolis, Indiana to Cleo and Mary (Feltz) Hensley.  Helen was reborn a child of God through Holy Baptism at St. Patrick Catholic Church where she was later confirmed.  Through out her life, through words and deeds, Helen lived her faith.  She joined Our Redeemer Lutheran Church,where she married George E Schmid, June 12,1955. In 1956,Helen and George joined Calvary Lutheran Church, where they remained members until they each went to be with their Heavenly Father.  At Calvary, Helen served in many ministries.  She had a passion for those less fortunate and was always willing to volunteer to help others.

Prior to starting a family, Helen worked at Eli Lilly & Co. for 7 years as an executive secretary.  Helen was called to be a stay at home mom and homemaker.  Teaching life skills to her children, as well as others,was important to her. She was active in Girl Scouts as well as serving as Perry township 4-H leader for several years.  She also served as president of the 4-H advisory board.Helen was a member of the Indiana State Assembly Women's Club, served as president of the Indianapolis branch of the State Assembly Women's club, and member of the Greater Indianapolis Republican Women's Club.As an avid sports fan, Helen especially enjoyed cheering for grandchildren, Purdue basketball, Ohio State football, and the Indianapolis Colts.Preceeded in death by her parents; Cleo and Mary Hensley, siblings; Norma Rice, Mildred Sedam, Robert Hensley, Mary Jane Adams, and her husband of 48 years George Edward McKee Schmid.  

Helen is survived by sister-in-law and friend; Nancy Schmid, three daughters; Susan (Stuart) Clark, Betsy (Tim) Eisenhut, and Karen (Kurt) Kuehr as well as nine grandchildren; Ryan (Kristina) Clark, Stephanie (Sean) Welsh, Angela (Paul)Thompson, Natalie (Alex) Dyon, Nick (Brittany) Strange, Madeline and Landon Eisenhut, Kristopher and Kimberly Kuehr, and two great grandchildren; Athena Welsh and Addison Strange.The Rev. Kurt Ebert will conduct a service at 11:00 am Saturday, September 9, 2017  at Calvary Lutheran Church, 6011 Shelby St. in Indianapolis.  Friends may call from 5-8 pm on Friday at Singleton Community  Mortuary and Memorial Center, 7602 S. Madison Ave. in Indianapolis and one hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial will be at Concordia Cemetary.Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Lutheran Seniors or Lutheran High School of Indianapolis.

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Anita Young
   Posted Tue September 05, 2017

BASKET GARDEN was sent by Channahon IL neighbors of Stu and Sue Clark.

Sending hugs and condolences from the Clarks' Channahon neighbors--the Hoffmans, the Sewings, the Sweets and the Youngs.

Susan Dyon
   Posted Thu September 07, 2017
We are so saddened by your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you as you remember the good times and share the special memories of your beloved Mawmaw.
Thinking of you all during this difficult time. May she rest in eternal peace.
The Allen Dyon Family

phyllis shutters
   Posted Fri September 08, 2017
Our sympathy and prayers for your family.

David and Phyllis Shutters

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