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Helen Ann Harms

September 27, 1938 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Helen Harms Obituary

Helen Ann Harms, 85, of Quincy, passed away at 6:25 PM Friday, February 2, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Home in Quincy.

Helen was born September 27, 1938, the daughter of Otis and Mabel (Kunz) Wemhoner in Lima, Illinois.  She graduated from Unity High School in 1956.  On April 27, 1957, she was united in marriage to Donald Harms at the Sutter Salem Bible Church near Sutter.  He survives.  Helen had worked as a secretary in Quincy and at Davis-Cleaver Process Company in her younger years and later spent many years as a school bus driver for Unity School District 4, a job she greatly enjoyed.  In 1995 she was one of the first women to enroll and graduate from the John Wood OTR driving school and she and her husband drove over 1.5 million miles together from 1995 until their retirement in 2002.  She was a member of the Sutter Salem Bible Church near Sutter.

Helen is survived by her husband, Donald, of Quincy; two children, Steven (Janet) Harms of Quincy and Julie (Doug) Siebers of Belleville, Illinois; two grandchildren, Taylor (fiancé, Sarah Smith) Siebers and Hunter Siebers; and one sister, Marge Wollbrink of Quincy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Merlin Wemhoner.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Sutter Salem Bible Church near Sutter with burial to follow in New Providence Cemetery in Ursa.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 PM Tuesday evening at Printy Funeral Home in Warsaw.  Memorials may be directed to Sutter Salem Bible Church near Sutter, Grace Baptist Church in Quincy or the Alzheimer’s Association.  Printy Funeral Home of Warsaw is in charge of arrangements.

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February 6, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Printy Funeral Home
317 Main Street
Warsaw, IL 62379

Funeral Service
February 7, 2024

10:00 AM
Sutter Salem Bible Church (Sutter)


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