Archive for Thursday, March 31, 2005

Helen M. Butell

1911-2005

March 31, 2005

Services for Helen M. Butell, 93, Eudora, were Monday, March 28, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa. Inurnment was in Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Ottawa.

Mrs. Butell died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Home.

She was born Dec. 5, 1911, near Eudora, the daughter of Joseph and Walburga Eder Schehrer. She grew up and attended school in the Eudora area. She moved to Ottawa in 1968.

Mrs. Butell and her husband established a Grade A dairy farm southwest of Baldwin City. She was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Altar Society in Ottawa.

She married Richard T. Butell on Aug. 4, 1931, in Eudora. He died Dec. 8, 1985.

A son, Bill Butell, also died earlier.

Survivors include a son, James Butell, Lawrence; three grandsons; two great-grandsons; two step-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-granddaughter.

The family suggests memorials to Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Ottawa, sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa 66067.

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