KINZELER, Helen R. (Trick) age 84, of Oakwood, died Wednesday, December 19, 2007 at the Walnut Creek Nursing Center. Helen was born April 24, 1923 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Frank and Frances Trick. Helen is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, George; son, George of Denver, CO, and grandson, Sam Kinzeler; son, Dave and wife, Linda and grandchildren, Nicole and Brian Kinzeler of Centerville; daughter, Kathy and husband, Ralph Mantica and grandchildren, Chris, Mike and Tim Mantica of Kettering; son, Don and wife, Mary and grandchildren, Sarah, Rebecca, Jessica, Jenny, Danny, Katherine and Andy Kinzeler of Dublin, OH; sisters & brothers-in-law, Virginia & Harry Worman and Mary & Wes Magalis. Helen was preceded in death by her sisters, Esther Shirk and Florence Norris; brothers, Frank and Bernie Trick. Helen was a retired nurse and an avid writer, contributing on occasion to the Dayton Daily News. She was active in Choir and as a Reader at St. Albert the Great Parish. A special thanks to lifetime friend, Helen Priske and loving caretakers, Ethel Cockrell and Lucille Smith and all the wonderful nursing staff and caretakers at Walnut Creek, for all of the kindness, gentleness and love given to Mom. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 22, 2007 at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 3033 Far Hills Ave., Kettering, Ohio, with Rev. Gary Aultz, Celebrant. Entombment will follow at Woodland Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.mem.com. Arrangements in care of the Meyer-Boehmer & Reis Funeral Home.
Published in Dayton Daily News from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2007