Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

January 22, 2013

Helen F. Oren

Feb. 13, 1923 - Jan. 21, 2013


— Helen F. Oren, 89, late of Columbus and formerly of Kokomo, died at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Four Seasons Health Care Center.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 4205 Jonathan Moore Pike, Columbus, with Chaplain Phyllis Hawkins officiating. Family and friends may call from 1 p.m. to time of service Sunday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the Oren family at www.barkesweaverglick.com

Born in Kokomo on Feb. 13, 1923, she was the daughter of Roy and Nellie Edwards Ford. She married William W. Oren on Jan. 12, 1952.

Survivors include her husband; sons, Tim (Pat) Oren, Redwood City, Calif., Dan (Kathy) Oren, Columbus, Tom (Jane) Oren, Williamsburg, Va., Will (Anne) Oren, Charles City, Va., and Jim (Dawn) Oren, Holland, Mich.; grandchildren, Ben, Peter, Connor, Hannah, Abby, Jenny, Sarah, Emily and Molly Oren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Betty Ford.