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Helen L. (Kabrick) Siepker

September 4, 1918 ~ August 5, 2016 (age 97)

   Helen L. Siepker, 97, of the Good Samaritan Home, Quincy, formerly of Plainville, Illinois, died at 11:35 p.m. Friday (August 5, 2016) at Good Samaritan Home.

   Born September 4, 1918 in Plainville, Illinois, Helen was the daughter of Harry E. and Amelia LaVeta Crim Kabrick.  She married Raymond B. "Ben" Siepker on February 19, 1944 in Norfolk, Virginia.  He preceded her in death on July 8, 2003.

   Helen attended Plainville Baptist Church and was a previous member of Plainville Methodist Church where she taught children's Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for many years.  She was a member of the Pike Chapter No. 20  Order of Eastern Star in Barry, a charter member of the Plainville Nite Unit HCE and a charter member of the Great River Genealogical Society. An avid reader, Helen also loved sewing, arts and crafts and word puzzles . She was devoted to her family and loved the time she spent with them.

   Helen was a 1936 graduate of Seymour High School in Payson and Gem City Business College in Quincy in 1938. She was employed as a bank teller at First National Bank in Barry, Illinois before her marriage and after her marriage at Merchants & Planters Bank in South Norfolk, Virginia.

   Survivors include two grandchildren, Laura Camillo (John) of Quincy and Corey Siepker of Quincy; two great grandchildren, Zoe Camillo and Xeland Camillo both of Quincy; three nephews, Larry Kabrick of Quincy, Rex Kabrick (Vicki) of Plainville, IL and Terry Rostron (Linda) of St. Charles, MO; a niece, Karen Weisinger (Clif) of Quincy; and many great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces and great great nephews.

   Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond "Ben" Siepker; a son, Larry Siepker; two brothers, Edward Kabrick (Dorothy) and Wallace Kabrick (Kay); and a sister, Margaret "Maggie" Rostron (Leslie).

   Funeral services will be held Tuesday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson by Clif Weisinger.  Burial will be in the Stewart Cemetery in Plainville, Illinois.

   Visitation will be Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Tuesday morning until the time of services at the funeral home in Payson.

   Memorials may be made to the Plainville Baptist Church or the Plainville Methodist Church.
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