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Helen Gohn

Aug 25, 2020

FAIRFIELD — Helen Gohn, age 92, of Fairfield, was called home Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, at her granddaughter, Myra’s house in Keota.

Open visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 20, at Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield. Following the visitation, she will be cremated.

Graveside memorial service will be 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 21, at Union Cemetery, Fairfield, with Pastor John Kermott officiating.

A memorial has been established and can be mailed to Myra Williams, 201 South Fulton, Keota, IA 52248.

When Helen and Oliver lived in Emmetsburg she worked at the Emmetsburg Nursing Home.

Helen was born Sept. 17, 1927, in Fairfield to Ernest Edward and Beatrice Aretta (Winter) Crawford. She married Oliver Spencer Gohn Jr. on Aug. 31, 1946, at the Baptist parsonage in Fairfield. They were married 73 years before Oliver passed away last month on July 19, 2020.

Helen will be missed by her two children, Terri Rivera and Randy Gohn; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; one brother and two sisters.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Beatrice; two brothers; and six sisters.

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