Helen Wern Fowler

July 24, 1920 ‒ October 30, 2008

Mount Vernon and formerly of Toledo, Ohio

Helen Wern Fowler, age 88, of Gambier Road, Mount Vernon formerly of Toledo died Thursday, October 30, 2008 at Knox Community Hospital. She was born on July 24, 1920 in Toledo, a daughter of the late Charles and Mary (Leyland) Wern and was a Toledo resident more than fifty years.

Helen was a 1938 graduate of DeVilbiss High School and was employed 20 years with Champion Spark Plug Company. She lived in Tempe, Arizona for 23 years where she owned and operated a printing business. She returned to her Ohio roots in 1995 moving into an apartment in the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. She was a fifty-year member of Toledo Chapter #341, Order of Eastern Star, a member of Knox County Republican Women’s Club, and a member of Faith Lutheran Church.

Several nieces and nephews survive Helen.

In addition to her parents, three brothers, Edward, Richard, Robert and three sisters, Martha Wern, Margaret Peck, and Catherine Ford preceded her in death.

The family will have a memorial service for Helen in the Chapel at the Ohio Eastern Star Home, 1451 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mark Wildermuth officiating. Inurnment will take place at a late date in the Mausoleum at Toledo Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050 or to the Ohio Eastern Star Home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Fowler.