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Helen B. Mulherin

Sunday, December 11, 2005 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Monday, December 12, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street, Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music provided by: Shirley Forgy - pianist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Charles Scrogin, Bob Utterback, Paul Galloway, Frankie Wallace, Dave Wilkinson and Chad Wilkinson.

Helen B. Mulherin passed away at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2005 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Missouri. She had been a homemaker all her life and in her early years had worked as an assistant cashier for the local Vandalia State Bank. She was a high school graduate and had her associates degree from Lexington Business College. She was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Vandalia and was a 50+ year member of the Eastern Star. While in the Eastern Star, Helen had served in all the chairs and was a past Grand Matron. Helen enjoyed playing bridge, working crossword puzzles, painting china and growing roses. She was one of the original members of the Round Grove Community Club.

Born: June 27, 1905 in Gallatin, Missouri to Robert and Iva Virginia (Burge) Musselman.

Married: John F. Mulherin on April 9, 1931 in Granite City, Illinois; he preceded her in death on October 17, 1978.

Survivors include: one son, James R. "Jim" and wife, Linda Mulherin of Vandalia; two grandchildren, Lisa Schmidt and friend, Fred Fehr of University City, Missouri and Brian and wife, Stephanie Mulherin of Troy, Missouri; one great-granddaughter, Sofia; one half-brother, John Musselman of Kansas City and one half-sister, Roberta Becker of Kansas City.

Preceded in death by: one sister, Frances McCrary.

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