DEATH: Sylvia Helmer

Sylvia Helmer, 89, Marion, died Nov 10, 2019, at Marion Assisted Living.

Family will gather with friends from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Nov 15, 2019, at Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion.

Her funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, at the Eastmoor United Methodist Church led by Pastor Darren Frazier.

She will be buried in the Marion Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to Eastmoor United Methodist Church or the St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation.

She was born on April 16, 1930, in Lincolnville to Fred and Kathrina (Brunner) Winter. She married Jack Helmer on March 13, 1952, in Marion, KS. Survivors include daughter Shirley (Gordon) Groening of Marion; son Kendall (Melinda) Helmer of Wichita; four grandchildren; great-grandchildren; her brother Alvin Winter of Marion and sister in law Wanda Winter of Salina and many nieces and nephews.

Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Sylvia at

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