Helen Henry, 99, died peacefully at Sonora at Splendido in Oro Valley, Ariz. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012.
She was born in Wheeling, Mo. on Dec. 18, 1912. Helen graduated from
high school in New Market, Iowa and went on to get her nursing degree from Kansas City General Hospital where she met her future husband, CJ Henry. Together they went on to take care of the medical needs of Mille Lacs County in Minnesota for many years. CJ and Helen spent their summers at their cabin on the south end of Mille Lacs Lake.
Helen and CJ moved to Arizona when they retired in 1962, and after CJ passed away, Helen moved to Tucson to be close to her son Robert.
Helen lived a wonderful, full life. She was a wife, mother and friend who was loved by many and will be missed by more. She dearly loved her children, 10 grandchildren and her 29 great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Robert (Pat), Don (Kay) and Rae Ann (David).
Helen was preceded in death by her husband Dr. CJ Henry; and two of her children, Clarence and Marion.