Helen Bromagem Obituary (2021) – Greenville, OH
GREENVILLE – Helen Jeanette Bromagem, 93, of Greenville, Ohio, formerly of New Weston, Ohio, passed away with her family by her side on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.
Born December 12, 1927 in Union City, Indiana, Randolph County, to the late Alva and Mary Crawford.
In addition to her parents, Helen was predeceased by her first husband, Marvin Brock, whom she married on July 3, 1948, and her second husband, Dale Bromagem, whom she married on March 29, 1952.
Helen is survived by her children, Julie (Glenn) Whitley of St. Louis, MO, Pam (Kelley) Moore of Greenville and Jeff (Rena Slater) Bromagem of Greenville; his grandchildren, Paul Moore, Alexander Moore, Katrina Brewer, Kristen Harshbarger, Victoria Schweitzer, Trent Whitley, Adam Leonard and Bryce Whitley; his 22 great-grandchildren and his 5 great-great-grandchildren.
Helen graduated in 1946 from Union City High School in Randolph County. Helen worked in the Kempers office in Union City for 7 years after graduation. With the purchase of a farm, its roles and responsibilities have greatly expanded. Later, in the family business, Helen was the central person for 20 years. Helen loved to travel, starting with trips to Michigan and other neighboring states when her family was young. These trips extended to most of the United States. Her most cherished and memorable trip was to the Hawaiian Islands in 1972. She loved spending time with her family and was always ready to help. She loved her flowers, inside and out, and loved gardening. She loved crafts and embroidery and shared these projects with her children. She loved baking and cooking, especially for the holidays.
Guests can visit Helen’s family on Wednesday, December 22 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. service at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment at a later date in Union City cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Everheart Hospice or the Darke County Humane Society, both in Greenville, in memory of Helen.
Condolences to the family can be expressed by www.zecharbailey.com
Published by The Daily Advocate December 10-11, 2021.