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Helen Packard, 73, of Genoa, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at home.
Born August 20, 1944, in Speedwell, Tennessee, the daughter of Clyde and Lillian (Moore) Ausmus, Helen married William E. Packard on November 24, 1972, in Jacksboro, Tenn.
Helen worked for many years for Automatic Electric and Hytel Group. An avid bingo player, Helen loved spending time with her friends and family best.
She is survived by her husband, William; son, Kyle; stepson, Toby (Sabrina) Packard; grandchildren, Drew and Chance Packard; step-grandchildren, Amanda Bennett and Natieya Rosenbaum; many great-grandchildren; her siblings, Doyle (Hilda) Ausmus, Carol (Nick) Schue, Linda (Jim) Claiborne, Kathy (Gordon) Morse, Darlene Rude and Lisa (Darrell) Burch; and a brother-in-law, Fred Smith.
She was predeceased by an infant son, Clyde; brother, Dwayne Ausmus; sisters, Bonnie Varble, Betty Ausmus and Gloria Jean Smith.
The funeral service will be held at 2 pm Friday, March 16, 2018, at Cooper Quiram Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Main St., Genoa, IL 60135, with the Rev. James Freund of CrossWind Community Church, Genoa, officiating. Visitation will be from 1-2 pm Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Genoa Township Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Cooper-Quiram Chapel.

Condolences & Shared Memories (5)

  1. Amber Neils

    You will forever be missed and loved! You were always a big part of my childhood and I will always cherish those memories. Rest in Peace Helen...xoxo

  2. Dawn Wirsing

    A truley giving woman. Helen will always be remembered and never forgotten. Prayers go out to Jean and Kyle.

  3. Renee Nathan Andrew and Elizabeth Patty

    I love you aunt Helen. You will be sadly missed

  4. Tina Bruner

    Rest in Jesus arms. I love you Aunt Helen.

  5. Anna Schue

    The day she came out for our wedding she made me feel so welcomed to the family and very loved i will always remeber her wonderful smile and loving heart

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