October 16, 2013


Helen H. Eich, 96, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Omaha, Neb.

Mass of the Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Carroll, Iowa. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Carroll.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, with vigil service at 7 p.m. at the West Center Chapel of Heafey Hoffmann Dworak Cutler, 7805 West Center Chapel, Omaha.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

She was born April 12, 1917, in Carroll.

She is survived by daughter, Karen Bender (Dennis); grandchildren, Lori Rohrig (Steve) and Dawn O'Connor (Kevin); great-grandchildren: Justin and Josh Rohrig, Lily, Gavin, Nicholas and Daniel O'Connor; stepchildren: Carol Friedman (Dave), Orville Eich (Mary), Ann Lenz (Robert), and Patricia Simons (Tom).

Preceded in death by parents, William and Emma (Pape) Wille; husbands, Virgil Thelen and Cyril Eich; brothers, Hilbert and Elmer Wille; sisters, Mathilda and Winifred Wille.