Helen M. Newton, 84, Jasper

Helen NewtonHelen M. Newton, 84, of Jasper, died Friday (September) at her home. She was born in Jasper August 13, 1929, to August and Clara (Schuetter) Kunz. She married James Newton, who preceded her in death on May 2, 1996.

Helen was a member of Holy Family Catholic church in Jasper.

Surviving are one son, Richard Newton and wife Mary Beth, El Paso, Texas; two daughters, Donna Newton, Dittmer, Missouri, and Carol Herbig and husband Tim, Jasper; four grandchildren and three great grandchildren; and son-in-law, Jeff Lagenour, Dubois.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Cheryl A. Lagenour, who died March 28, 2011; six sisters, Betty Jean Nordhoff, Mary Ann Mehringer, Magdalen Fuchs, Bernadine Kunz, Laura Dages, and Edna Campbell; five brothers, Bernie, Ed, William, Eugene and Donnie Kunz.

Entombment service was held in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum. A Memorial Mass will be held in Holy Family Catholic Church at a later date.

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