She was born on February 6, 1919 to the late Homer and Gladys (Flowers) Naus. She married John J. Heckathorn on March 4, 1939 and he preceded her in death on October 27, 2000. She is survived by her children Dal (Darlene) Heckathorn of Forest, Arden (Joanne) Heckathorn of Upper Sandusky and Mary (Mark) Rossel of Upper Sandusky, six grandchildren Brad Heckathorn, Beth (Tony) Harshfield, Dawn (Andy) Voorheis, Tracy (Steve) Schreck, Blake (Nicki) Rossel and Brock (Jennifer) Rossel, and 16 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by an infant son Edwin E. Heckathorn and brothers Lowell and Lloyd Naus.
Helen was a 1939 graduate of Marseilles High School. She was a homemaker and helped her husband on their family farm. She was a member of the Marseilles Presbyterian Church. Helen was great cook, and she enjoyed preparing meals for her family. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9am to 11am on Thursday February 27, 2020 at Bringman Clark Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday February 27, 2020 at 11am also at the funeral home with Rev. Mary Curtis officiating. Internment will follow at Tymochtee Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Marseilles Presbyterian Church or Wyandot County Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in care of Bringman Clark Funeral Home 226 E. Wyandot Ave. Upper Sandusky, OH 43351. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit www.BringmanClark.com.