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Helen Louise Hanelt

December 7, 1919 April 8, 2018
Helen Louise Hanelt
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Obituary for Helen Louise Hanelt

Washington-Helen Louise Hanelt, age 98, passed away at 5:30 AM, Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Washington Christian Village.

Helen was born December 7, 1919 in East St. Louis, Illinois, a daughter of Ernest W. and Eugenia (Madelaine) Martin. She married Elmer V. Hanelt on October 19, 1946 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on August 8, 1971.

Helen lived in Peoria since 1936 and was a long-time member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. She worked at K.L. Burgett Golf Gloves Co., and at Williams Inc., from 1942-1948, then Philco Distributor from 1960-1962. She worked as a district office clerk typist for 19 years at District 8 State Police Dept. in Metamora, IL., until her retirement in 1982. She was a member of AARP-Southside Chapter, Tuesday Club of the Neighborhood House and the Caterpillar Retirees Club.

Helen is survived by one son, Eric Hanelt of Peoria Heights and one brother, Eugene (Shirley) Martin of Peoria. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews and their extended families.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one brother, Vernon Martin.

A Funeral Service will be held at 6:00 PM, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a visitation beginning at 4:30 PM until time of service at the Mortuary. Steve Martin will officiate.

Cremation Rites will be accorded and Burial of Ashes will be at a later date at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria.

Memorials may be made to St. Anthony Church.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

11

Apr

4:30 PM 4/11/2018 4:30:00 PM - 6:00 PM 4/11/2018 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

11

Apr

6:00 PM 4/11/2018 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Anthony Catholic Church

2525 S. Skyway Rd.
Bartonville, IL 61607
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