Born in 1923, she was a teenager during the depression when they lost their home and had to move to a garage with dirt floors. I can only imagine my children doing such a thing!
|Helen at her home (Nellie's Cottage) about 1939|
|Aunt Helen (right) with her best friend at high school graduation 1941|
Look at that TINY waist!
My Uncle Leonard was wholly devoted to her for 61 years and feels her absence most keenly. As she was battling cancer, she was so gracious to those who cared for her, expressing gratitude for the tiniest service.
|Aunt Helen & Uncle Leonard with their grandchildren|
|Aunt Helen is telling the family about how the family started a new|
life after the depression and how Nellie's Cottage came to be
|Holding my grandbaby Annabelle|