WAKARUSA — Helen Jean Scheffers, 83, formerly of Nappanee and Elkhart, died after an extended illness Friday at 7:10 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Wakarusa.
On Dec. 3, 1954, she married Dwight Eldon Scheffers. He died Nov. 5, 1996.
She is survived by her sons, Daniel (Donna) Scheffers, Nappanee, Jack (JoLinda) Scheffers, Middlebury, and Joe (Theresa) Scheffers, Millersburg; daughters, Sandy Fager, Osceola, and Linda (Harry) Deppe, Elkhart; and stepdaughter, Bonnie (Lonnie) Stojan, Dekalb, Ill.
Family and friends may call from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. service Tuesday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Entombment will be in Rice Cemetery, Hope Mausoleum, Elkhart.