Helen E. Ewing, age 94, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2006.
Born January 25, 1912, in Chicago IL, she was the daughter of Joseph & Anna (Fischer) Mueller. She was a graduate of Providence High School, Class of 1927. She married Henry G. Ewing on November 29, 1929 and he preceded her in death on March 14, 1961.
Mrs. Ewing had worked at DePauw University for 27 years, retiring in 1985. She was a baker, well known for her wedding cakes and birthday cakes. She was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and a charter member of the Happier Homes Extension Club.
Survivors include her daughters, Geannie Hoopingarner and husband, Ronald, of Brazil; Joyce Leer and husband, Larry, of Greencastle; and Cheryl Salsman and husband, Gary, of Greencastle; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Ewing, of Greencastle; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Charles J. Ewing; and two sisters.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m on Monday at the Forest Hill Cemetery with Fr. Stephen Jarrell officiating. Burial to follow. Friends may call at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Sunday. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.