Helen Maxine (Thompson) Schardein was born November 10, 1920 in Worth County, Missouri to Leslie Earl Thompson and Gladys Opal (Combs) Thompson. Helen graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1936.
Helen was united in marriage to Earl Adam Schardein on June 15, 1940. Helen was a business owner in Mount Ayr, owning and operating her insurance company and abstract office. She was very active in her community from being a member and treasurer for the United Methodist Church, Chapter CK P.E.O., Legion Auxiliary Member and Bridge Club.
Helen passed away Thursday, March 30, 2019 at the Clearview Home in Mount Ayr.
Left to cherish Helen’s memory are her sister Jean (Dale) Grout of Riverside, CA; nephew Richard (Sherry) Grout of Tigard, OR; niece Laurie (Ron) Kemp of Vista, CA; cousins Michael (Gloria) Combs, Vance Combs, Lilian Rinehart, Helen Marie Combs, Carl Edman, Donna Mae Hiatt, Donald Dean Combs and Cleda Blanche Miller; extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Earl in 1991.
Memorials may be made to the Mount Ayr United Methodist Church or the Chapter CK P.E.O.