Helen M. Van DeWater, 91, Marion, went to be with the Lord at 4:20 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Wesleyan Health Care Center in Marion, where she had lived for the past ten years. She was born in Marion to Adam and Sophie (Levenski) Pevas and was a lifelong resident of the area. Helen married Warren N. Van DeWater on September 4, 1948, and he preceded her in death in April of 1996.
Helen worked at Anaconda for five years and was a homemaker for the rest of her life. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella, Rosary Society, Cart Creek Extension Homemakers, and Pleasant Center Farm Club. She enjoyed playing Skip-Bo and Bingo, gardening, and spending time with her grandkids.
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