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-Helen J. Todd-

Helen J. Todd, 88, of Columbus City died Friday, Nov. 16, 2007 at Colonial Manor in Columbus Junction following an extended illness.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Nov. 25 at 1:30 pm at the United Methodist Church, Columbus City.  Interment will follow at the Columbus City Cemetery.  Revs. Cathy Whitlatch and Larry Rath will officiate.

Helen was born Nov. 17, 1918 in Oskaloosa to John and Anna (Dunn) Fowler.

She was united in marriage to Rex B. Todd on Feb. 29, 1936.  He died Jan. 17, 1986.

She was a member of the Columbus City United Methodist Church.  She worked at Owens Brush and was a day care provider for many years.  She liked to cook, was a great seamstress, enjoyed picking strawberries and most of all loved the time spent with her family.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Patricia Jones and Christine (Bill) Hedrick both of Columbus City; 2 sons, Rexford (Cheryl) Todd of Columbus City and Ernie (Becky) Todd of Iowa City; 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a brother, Ralph Fowler of Floresville, Texas.

Her parents, husband, 11 brothers and sisters and a son-in-law, Burdette Jones, preceded Helen in death.
The family would like to thank the staff of Colonial Manor for the care they provided and for making it a home for her.

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