Helen Baim, age 82, departed this life early Wednesday morning, May 23, 2018, at Bertrand Nursing Home in Bertrand, Mo.
Helen was born February 10, 1936 in Bolo Township, Washington County, the daughter of Herman and Mary Baim. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Mark Evangelical and Reformed Church in Du Bois.
Ms. Baim worked in St. Louis at Scruggs Department Store, then Famous Barr Department Store as an accounting clerk.
Helen was a lifelong Cardinal fan and a lover of polka music and dancing. She was a loyal member of a local polka club, enjoying the music, dancing and friendships made.
Helen is survived by dear friend and caregiver, Rev. Pat Vollertsen and her husband Larry and daughter Amanda; and a host of cousins and friends. Helen was preceded in death by her parents and a sister in infancy.
As per Ms. Baim’s wishes, she has been cremated. A memorial service will be held July 14, 2018, at 11:00a.m. At St. Mark UCC Church in Du Bois.
Interment of ashes will be at Chapel Hill Cemetery, Du Bois, immediately following the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chapel Hill Cemetery Association, 23297 County Highway 7, Ashley, IL 62808.