Helen L. Fitzpatrick, 97, of St. Johns died Saturday, Nov.
8,2008. Helen was born June 17,1911 in St. Johns the
daughter of Renze and Florence (Burley) DeVries.
Helen was a homemaker and taught school. She
married Glendon H. Fitzpatrick on Sept. 10, 1932 and he
preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1975. She is survived
by three sons, Bruce (Norma) Fitzpatrick, Stuart
(Sharon) Fitzpatrick and David (Sally) Fitzpatrick all of
St. Johns, MI
Daughter Shirley (Henry) Attwell of Potterville, MI, two
Daughter in laws, Diane Fitzpatrick of Ludington, and
Gail Kohlhase of Colorado, 20 grandchildren and 36
Also preceded in death by 2 sons, Dr. Roger Fitzpatrick
and Norman Fitzpatrick, two sisters, Lillian Orvis and
Ruth McMaster and two brothers, Burley DeVries and
Henry DeVries, and four great grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at First United Methodist
Church in St. Johns on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008 at
11:00 A.M. with Pastor Lori Sykes officiating. Burial will
follow at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Keck-Coleman Funeral
Home, 989-224-4422, Monday evening, 6-8 P.M. and
Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 P.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to First United
Methodist Church or her favorite charity, The American