Helen 'Louise' Modlin

Helen “Louise” Modlin, 88, of Marion, IN, and having ties to Van Buren, IN, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at 4:45 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Marion.

Mrs. Modlin attended Van Buren High School and was a cook at R.J. Baskett Middle School.  She was a member of the American Legion in Van Buren.

She was born April 14, 1930, in Marion to George LeRoy and Geraldine Yvonne Boyer Snider.  She married W.E. “Junior” Modlin Jr. on June 12, 1948, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1994.

She is survived by two daughters, Diana L. Embree, of Marion, and Linda S. (Andrew) Whirl, of Florida; and two grandchildren, R. Wade Embree, of Evansville, and Hannah M. (Andrew) Harsanyi, of California.

Also preceding her in death was a granddaughter, Dawn L. Embree.

Calling is Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, Storey Chapel, 400 E. Main St., Gas City. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Van Buren Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.nswcares.com.