Helen J. Thiessen, 94, Hillsboro, died July 16, 2008.
Born June 27, 1914, near Lehigh, she was the daughter of Gerhard and Helena (Klassen) Warkentin.
On June 9, 1935, she married Isaac F. Thiessen near Lehigh. She was a member of Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church, Hillsboro.
Survivors include her husband, Isaac of Hillsboro; son, Paul Thiessen of Wichita; four daughters, Joyce Kessler of Lehigh, Arlene Schale of Hillsboro, Carol Geabhart of Newton, and Karen York of Kansas City; three sisters, Mary Thiessen and Elma Warkentin, both of Hillsboro and Lydia McDonald of Tulsa, Okla.; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church with Pastor Steve Schroeder officiating.
A memorial fund has been established with the church.