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Helen Elizabeth Butzin Sept. 23, 1922 - May 13, 2018

Helen Elizabeth Butzin, 95, of Peru, passed away at 2:46 pm on Sunday, May 13, 2018 with her family by her side. She was born in Logansport, Indiana on Sept. 23, 1922, the daughter of Elmer and Lottie (Johnson) Stephens. She married William F. Butzin Sr. on March 15, 1946, in Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Peru, Indiana.

Helen is survived by her 2 daughters, Jane Schmehl of Logansport, Indiana, and Judy Kikendall (Dennis Kikendall) of Sanford, North Carolina. Also, 4 grandchildren Brian Schmehl (Stephanie) of Royal Center, Indiana, Brent Schmehl and Doug Weaver of Logansport, Indiana, Kurt Kikendall (Kim) of Fuquay varina, North Carolina, Kristi Sledge (Bob) of Garner, North Carolina and 10 great grandchildren Angela, Seth and Emily Schmehl of Royal Center; Kyle, Kimberly and Kelly Kikendall of Fuquay Varina, North Carolina; Andrew, Amanda, Joshua and Hannah of Garner, North Carolina.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William F. Butzin Sr., a son, William F. Butzin Jr. and 5 sisters and 2 brothers.

She was a member of the Saint John’s Lutheran Church. She took pleasure in baking decorative cakes for the local community for many decades. She was known around town as “The Cake Lady”. She was also fond of growing flowers in her flower garden and enjoyed painting as well as playing the organ.

Pastor Greenwald will officiate at the services. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Peru.

Services will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. on May 17. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 16 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at www.FlowersLeedyAllen.com.