Helen M. Watson, 86, of Fremont, OH passed away on November 7, 2014 at Elmwood at the Springs. She was born on January 2, 1928 in Burgoon, OH the daughter of Lester and Laura Claar. She was a 1946 graduate of Fremont Ross High School.
Helen married Samuel Watson on November 8, 1947 at the First Presbyterian Church in Fremont and he preceded her in death on November 21, 2007. She was a homemaker and a seasonal worker at Great Lakes Sugar. She is a member of Hayes Memorial United Methodist Church. Her biggest joy was spending time with family and friends. She also enjoyed playing Bonco for thirty years with her family and friends.
Helen is survived by her children, Shirley Schlosser, Fostoria, Teresa Watson, Beltsville, MD, Vicki Lash, Jeanne (George) Bingaman and Robert (Rebecca) Watson all of Fremont; sister, Sharon (Roland) Burmeister, Fremont; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Samuel Watson; son, Dennis Watson and sister, Lillian Peavyhouse.
Visitation: Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E State St., Fremont, OH.
Services: Wednesday, November 12, 2014; 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with an hour of visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the service. Pastor Ben Wallick will be officiating.
Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde
Memorials: American Cancer Society or American Heart Association
Online Condolences: www.whhfh.com