Helen M. (Geels) LosheJuly 17, 1921 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 96)
Helen M. Loshe, 96, of Decatur, IN passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Adams Woodcrest. Helen was born on July 17, 1921 in Adams County, IN to the late John F. and Dorothy C. (Steigmeyer) Geels. On February 20, 1941, she married Arthur C. Loshe; he preceded her in death on July 2, 1980.
Helen was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and its Rosary Society. She was a homemaker and played in the Geels Family band.
She is survived by four sons, Dan (Sue) Loshe of Decatur, John Loshe of Decatur, Alan (Gina) Loshe of Huntington and Don Loshe of Decatur; four daughters, Mary Black of Decatur, Joanne Fawcett of Decatur, Marge (Dewain) Hirschy of Portland and Eileen (Rex) Oliver of Decatur; a brother, John (Carol) Geels of Decatur; three sisters, Esther Mowery of Decatur, Marcile (Dave) Wall of Ft. Wayne and Alice Kline of Decatur; 35 grandchildren, 76 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Edward and Richard Loshe; two granddaughters, Karen and Sharon Loshe and two brothers, Francis and Fred Geels.
Visitation will be from 3:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, January 12, 2018 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
A 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, January 13th at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Fr. Jose Panamattathil, V.C. officiating, and calling 1 hour prior to service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Parish Hall. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are to St. Mary’s B.O.O.H. or A.C.C.F. Angel Cancer Fund