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Helen Toews

Helen E. Toews, 90, of Hillsboro died Saturday at Parkside Homes, Hillsboro. She was born Nov. 20, 1922, to Jacob and Eva (Sawatzky) Rempel in Jansen, Neb.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Toews, in 2004; six brothers, Andrew, Frank, Albert, Henry, Abe, and Harry; three sisters, Frieda Ewert, Alma Wiens, and Margaret Harder; and one grandchild.

She is survived by a son, the Rev. Steve Toews of Wichita; two daughters, Lynette Toews of Denver and Carol Harrison of Wichita; two sisters, Viola Harper of Roca, Neb., and Marcella Skinner of Casper, Wyo.; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A celebration service was Tuesday at Hillsboro Mennonite Brethren Church, officiated by the Rev. Steve Toews. Visitation was before the service.

Memorial funds have been established with the Tabor College Fine Arts Center Fund.

Last modified Oct. 31, 2013