Helen Stewart, 95

Helen L. Stewart, age 95, of Sturgis, passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Sturgis Hospital.
Helen was born May 24, 1922, in Oil Hill, Kan., a daughter of the late Leroy and Vivian (Troxel) Sprowl.
Helen had lived in Colon, where she had worked at Colmer Company, and for the past 20 years had lived in Sturgis.
On March 9, 1940, she married Erwin S. Stewart in Colon. He preceded her in death March 13, 1979.
Helen enjoyed playing bingo, arts and crafts and loved time spent with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Brew of Sturgis and Sharon Wogoman of Syracuse, Ind.; grandchildren Butch (Lorinda) Brew of Millersburg, Ind., Mike (Heather) Brew of Sturgis, Jennifer (Gary) Gage of Sturgis, Dan (Angie) Wagner of Zionsville, Ind., Lanny Wagner of Millersburg, Jeff (Heather) Wogoman of Middlebury, Ind., and Jason (Tracy) Wogoman of Middlebury; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, two sisters, Katheryn Murfin and Patrica Loose, both of Coldwater; a brother, Jim (Cherry) Sindell of Belleview, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Terri Gorbutt; a son-in-law, Dennis Brew; and two brothers, Leroy and Merwin Sprowl.
The family will receive relatives and friends 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Schipper Funeral Home in Colon. A funeral service celebrating the life of Helen L. Stewart will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at the funeral home with the Rev. David J. Farrell officiating. If desired, memorials may be made to the┬ácharity of one’s choice . Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon.

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