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Helen L. Tappendorf

September 10, 1941 November 3, 2019
Helen L. Tappendorf
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Obituary for Helen L. Tappendorf

Helen L. Tappendorf, 78, of Effingham, formerly of Altamont died at 11:45 p.m. Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Effingham.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont with Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul ELCA Cemetery, Altamont. Visitation will be for one hour prior to service time at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont or Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center Activity Fund, Effingham.
Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Helen was born on Wednesday, September 10, 1941 in rural Altamont to Theodore and Elnore Milleville Tappendorf. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Altamont. Helen was previously employed with the Opportunity Center, Teutopolis. She enjoyed playing bingo, reading and watching cooking demonstrations.

She is survived by her sisters, Mabel (David) Ruppel, Oakford and Lorene (Tom) Wilson of Fairborn, Ohio; brother, Lester (Alice) Tappendorf of Huber Heights, Ohio; nephews, nieces and cousins.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Harold and sister, Doris Jean, both in infancy.


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Visitation

Saturday

9

Nov

10:00 AM 11/9/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 East Division
Altamont, IL 62411

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 East Division Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

9

Nov

11:00 AM 11/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 East Division
Altamont, IL 62411

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 East Division Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Activity Fund

800 West Temple Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401

Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 East Division
Altamont, IL 62411
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