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April 21, 2014

Ella Mae Helzer

95; Sellersburg

— Funeral services for Ella Mae Helzer, 95, Sellersburg, formerly of Otisco, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, with burial in Emmanuel Cemetery. She died Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Maple Manor Christian Home, Sellersburg.

She was born Jan, 10, 1919 in Akron, Ohio, the daughter of William Edward and Bertha Jane Wright Horstman. She retired from the Otisco Post Office after several years of service as an Assistant Post Master. She was an active member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church and a former Pink Lady volunteer at the St. Catherine Regional Hospital, Charlestown.

Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Haworth, Otisco; grandchild, Heather Haworth, Jeffersonville; great-grandchild, Hailey Haworth, Jeffersonville; several nieces and nephews.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Marvin Edward Helzer on July 23, 1980 and a brother, Hern W. Horstman.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, and after 10 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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