Maginn, Helen

Written by David Green.

Helen M. Maginn, 89, formerly of Fayette, Ohio, died Nov. 27, 2006, at Plaza West Nursing Home in Sun City, Fla.

She was born Aug. 5, 1917, in Fayette, to Frank and Laura (Curtis) Glaser. She married Deloss C. Maginn on June 12, 1937 in Angola, Ind., and he preceded her in death Nov. 25, 1993.

Helen graduated from Gorham Fayette High School in 1935. She was a member of Fayette United Methodist Church and the Order of Eastern Star, Fulton Chapter 67 of Wauseon, Ohio.

Helen is survived by two sons, Charles (and Beverly) Maginn of Ruskin, Fla., and John (and Vicki) Maginn of Fayette; three daughters, Mary Sue (and Kurt) Heiland of Ruskin, Fla., Betty Davis of Fayette, and Margie Maginn of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; one brother, Merle Glaser of Morenci, Mich.; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Donald Maginn, and one daughter, Bonnie Powers.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Fayette United Methodist Church with Pastor Laura Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Eagle Funeral Home in Fayette, with an Eastern Star service at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fayette United Methodist Church.

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