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Helen L. Chism 1939-2017

HUTCHINSON — Helen L. Chism, 77, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, at her home in Hutchinson.
She was born Sept. 14, 1939, in Sterling, the daughter of Frank and Mabel (Fenwick) Moore.
Helen was a homemaker and enjoyed dancing. Her greatest accomplishment was being a mom and grandma.
Helen is survived by nine children, Darlene Nolde and husband Michael, Hutchinson; Charlene Widener and husband David Monceaux, Hutchinson; Amy Widener, McPherson; Liz Widener, Hutchinson; Tammy Underwood of Oklahoma; Rhonda Starks, McPherson; Betty Widener, Hutchinson; Sonny Widener, Norton; and Christy Widener, Hutchinson; 23 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; three sisters; and four brothers.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Richard E. Widener and Howard Chism; two granddaughters; two sons-in-law; two brothers; and two sisters.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Friday at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, with Chaplain Amy Claassen officiating. Friends may sign her book from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at Elliott Mortuary, Hutchinson.
Memorials may be made to Saint Luke’s Foundation, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS, 67501.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Elliott Mortuary
1219 N. Main Street
Hutchinson, KS, 67501
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Feb. 8, 2017