Helen L. Holman, 101, passed away on Oct. 6, 2017
Helen Lee Holman, 101, passed away on Oct. 6, 2017, at Life Care Center in Andover.
Her family will gather with friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Leon United Methodist Church, where her funeral will be held at 11 a.m. led by Pastor Jim Helzer. Burial will be in Leon Cemetery. Carlson Funeral Home is serving the family.
Helen was born on Feb. 8, 1916 near Trinchera, Colo.,. on land homesteaded by her parents. She was the daughter of Homer R. and Sadie Young. She was united in marriage to W.Vic Holman on April 13, 1935 in Wichita. Vic worked for several Kansas banks before he and Helen got the opportunity to purchase the State Bank of Leon which they operated until their retirement. Helen was a member of the Leon United Methodist Church for many years.
She is survived by: her sons Thomas (Mariam) Holman of Andover and Joseph (Janet) Holman of Overland Park; grandchildren, Mike Holman, Kellie (Jim) Gower, Jeff (Renee) Holman, Kate (Justin) Serrano, Vickie Ridenour, Janet (Bob) Bauman and Lisa Branch; and many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Vic, daughter Karen Holman, four sisters and one brother.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Leon United Methodist Church. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Helen at www.carlsonkirbymorris.com.