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Helen Burroughs

December 16, 1909 — January 31, 2017

El Paso - Helen J. Burroughs, 107, died at 1:38 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Heritage Health Care in El Paso, Illinois.
Her funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso with Rev. Rich Sherman officiating. A time of visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
A private family burial will take place prior to the service at Evergreen Cemetery in El Paso. Memorial contributions will be directed to a special charity determined by Helen's family.
Helen was born on December 16, 1909 north of Carlock, a daughter of C.C. and Lucy Potter Bateman. She married Harold Burroughs on July 5, 1932 in Oak Park, Illinois. He preceded her in death in July 1983.
Surviving are her children, Kay (Burroughs) Poorbaugh and David Burroughs, both of El Paso; one grandchild and two great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother and three sisters.
Online condolences and memories of Helen may be left for the family at ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.

Visitation

FEB 4. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

Funeral Service

FEB 4. 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

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