Helen passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020 at Kalkaska Long Term Care.
She was born September 15, 1919, in Grand Junction, the daughter of Homer and Pearl (King) Evans. While her husband was stationed in Arizona she worked on the U.S Army base and then at Western Michigan University for 20 years retiring in 1983 as the administrative assistant of the Industrial Technology Department.
Helen enjoyed taking care of her children and following and helping with all of their activities. She was a leader with the Twin Lakes 4-H and was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Otsego. In her free time Helen stayed busy canning and freezing food for her family. On July 10, 1943 she married H. Ross Jerrett Jr. who passed away in 2006.
Surviving are her daughter, Susan (Thomas) Sawasky of Mancelona; daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Jerrett of Port Huron; grandchildren, Laura, Todd (Bridget), Heather and Chad; great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Kayla, Jacob, Luke, Owen and Nickolai and her sister, Blanche Wilkinson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Harris R. “Jerry” Jerrett III; sisters, Ethel Michaud, Maude Butler, Florence Nelson and June Overhiser and her brothers, Clare, Ralph, Bob, Mart and Lawrence Evans.
Friends may visit with Helen’s family starting at 12:30 P.M., Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Green Bauer Cemetery in Kalamazoo, until the time of the graveside service at 1:00 P.M. with celebrant, MaryAnn DeVries officiating.
Contributions in memory of Helen may be made to First Congregational Church of Otsego or to Heartland Hospice.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.