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Helen Hessler Reeve, 97

Helen Hessler Reeve, 97, passed away peacefully July 28, 2013, in Midlothian, Va.

She was born Sept. 11, 1915, in Cicero, Ill., to Otto J. and Estelle H. Hessler.  She grew up in Western Springs, Ill., where she married Kenneth J. Reeve in 1935, who predeceased her in 2012.  

In 1949, Helen and her family moved to Brown County, where she lived until 2005. Her artist husband was a member of the Brown County Art Gallery which was one focus of her many volunteer activities. She was a genealogical researcher and compiler with her husband of a number of books of genealogical data published by the Brown County Historical Society where they were active members.

Helen was an avid reader of history and science, a rock and shell collector, and enjoyed gardening and nature. She took delight in encouraging the curiosity of young people. She served as a substitute teacher, 4-H leader, and PTO president. She was a devoted helpmate to her husband and a patient and loving mother, approaching life with energy, ingenuity, and optimism.

Survivors are her daughter, Susan R. Cash (George) of Chesterfield, Va.; son, Daniel H. Reeve (Martha) of Swanville, Maine; and grandchildren, Gregory Miles of Fairfax, Va., Andrew Reeve (Kristina) of Copenhagen, Denmark, and Lee Reeve of San Diego, Calif. 

The family appreciates the kind care provided by Brandermill Woods Health Care Center. Services will be private.

Memorials can be made to the Brown County Historical Society, P.O. Box 668, Nashville, IN 47448, or the Alzheimer’s Association. 

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  • August 29
    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane