Helen Joyce Dekemper, 93, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away June 15, 2019 at her home. She was born November 22, 1925 in Posey County, IN to Mona (Buchanan) Elrod.
Helen was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ and the American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudy Dekemper; parents; and daughter-in-law, Christine Russell Dekemper.
She is survived by her sons, Bob and Dennis Dekemper; grandchildren, Amber (Nathan) Teal and Jason Dekemper; and great-grandchildren, Cadence and J.T. Teal, Blake, Tyler, Christian and Christopher Dekemper.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Trinity United Church of Christ, 505 Mulberry St., Mt. Vernon, IN, with Rev. Troy Dekemper officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St., Mt., Vernon, IN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ.