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Helen Louise Thrasher-Lash

October 17, 1919 February 16, 2017
Helen Louise Thrasher-Lash
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Obituary for Helen Louise Thrasher-Lash

Burial Rites will be at the Maplewood Cemetery, St. Elmo, Illinois immediately following the funeral service.

Helen was born into the Christian family of Lawrence and Anna Washburn Thrasher the oldest of 4 siblings. She began her long life on October 17, 1919 at home in St. Elmo, Illinois. She graduated from St. Elmo High School with the Class of 1937. Helen then continued her education by attending and graduating from Sparks
Business School, in Shelbyville, Illinois in 1938.

She married Harold Merle Lash on February 25, 1938 in St. Charles, Missouri. Harold preceded her in death on July 16, 1990. Helen assisted her husband with farming and raising a son and daughter. She had moved to Decatur after the death of her husband to be near her daughter.

She was a member of Methodist Church beginning in 1931, and maintaining her membership with the Forsyth Methodist Church where she was an active member until her death.

She is survived by her:

1-Son: MERLE Eugene (wife, Lois) Lash Springfield, Illinois
3—Grandchildren: Mark (wife, Tammy) Lash
Max (wife, Sherry) Lash
Marcia (husband, Steve) Gehle
1-Daughter: BETTY Louise (husband, Galen) Underwood Warrensburg, Illinois
2- Grandchildren: Dwayne (wife, Angel) Underwood
Beth (husband, Tom) Williams

1-Brother: Charles Leroy (wife, Kay) Thrasher Wichita, Kansas
2-Sisters: Mrs. Jennie Lucille Wells Brownstown, Illinois Mrs. Mary Elizabeth LeDoux Denver, Colorado

14 Great Grandchildren—15 Great-Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews

She was preceded in Death by: her: Parents, Husband
Infant Great-Great Grandchildren Twins: Hayden and Alexa Doan 2-Brother-in-laws: Howard Wells & David LeDoux

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

21

Feb

11:00 AM 2/21/2017 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 2/21/2017 1:00:00 PM
Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo

323 N. Olive St.
St. Elmo, IL 62458

Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo
323 N. Olive St. St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

21

Feb

1:00 PM 2/21/2017 1:00:00 PM
Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo

323 N. Olive St.
St. Elmo, IL 62458

Kull Funeral Home St. Elmo
323 N. Olive St. St. Elmo 62458 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Maplewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

St. Elmo, IL

St. Elmo IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Donors Choice

American Cancer Society

Alt, IL 62411

American Heart Association

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