Helen L. Underwood, age 80, of Ottawa, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020.
Helen was born February 1, 1940 in McClure, Illinois, a daughter of August John Henry and Marie (Rogers) Held. She married Robert Underwood May 29, 1959 in Elgin, Illinois. Surviving is her husband, Robert; children, Steve (Tammy) Underwood of Sandwich, Gary Underwood of Yorkville and Debra Lambert of Peru. Helen also leaves grandchildren, Tracy Anderson, Dan Underwood, Amy Underwood, Amanda Knudsen and Chloe Underwood; great grandsons, Roman Lee Underwood and Wesley Anderson.
Helen enjoyed reading and traveling. She never knew a stranger and enjoyed talking on her computer. She dearly loved her family, particularly her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 15th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Utica Public Library.
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