Helen M. Bachelder, 101, formerly of Marion, Ohio, and Castalia, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, in Providence Care Center, Sandusky.
She was born Aug. 5, 1907, in Marion, where she lived most of her life. Helen lived in Castalia the past ten years.
She is survived by her daughter, Jeanne M. Smith of Huron; grandson, John (Anne) Smith of Castalia; granddaughter, Lynn Lindsey of Swampscott, Mass.; and four great-grandchildren, Perry and Alex Smith, Patia and Gracie Lindsey.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Perry Bachelder, in 1974; her parents, Edward and Irene (Kinegle) Wick; and brother, Harry Wick.
Private graveside services will be in Marion Cemetery, Marion; the Rev. David Aber officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44780; The Providence Care Center, 2025 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870; or First Presbyterian Church, 225 Williams St., Huron, OH 44839.
Foster Funeral Home, Huron, is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be shared at