Helen Eberly

Helen L. Eberly, 87, of Lawton, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Pioneer Valley Living and Rehab Center in Sergeant Bluff.

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. on May 16 at Larkin Chapel, Christy-Smith Funeral Homes (2320 Outer Drive N. in Sioux City).

Helen was born to Ferdinan and Irene (Fear) Rasmussen on Jan. 26, 1931, in Bronson, Iowa. She attended grade school in Bronson and graduated from Lawton High School in 1949.

Helen married H. Everett Eberly on Sept. 2, 1949 at the Presbyterian Church in Lawton. They lived in Sioux City for a short time, then moved to Lawton.

Mr. Eberly passed away on Feb. 17, 2002. Helen worked for Herbold Realty for a number of years.

She enjoyed crossword puzzles and watching TV. She appreciated her family, and loved spending time with her dog, Ellie.

She is survived by her son, Dennis Eberly and his wife, Donna (Rohmiller) Eberly of Lawton; three granddaughters: Bobbi (Collin) Meister of Sioux City, Kerry (Roger) Miller of Lawton, and Ashley (Tyler) Widman of Lawton; one grandson, Justin Eberly and fiancee Krista Biernbaum of Sioux City; five great-grandchildren: Zander Everett Meister, Keira Grace Meister, Tenleigh Ella Meister, Charlotte Jean Miller, and Axel Vincent Miller; two sisters, Betty Robinson and Phyllis McKenley; and many nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Everett Eberly; an infant daughter, Becky Lynn Eberly; two sisters, Loretta Worley and Janice Singer; and two brothers, Melvin “Bud” Rasmussen and Lyle Rasmussen.

 

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