Service


Date:

May 1, 2019

Start Time:

11:00 AM

Location:

Parrott and Wood

Address:

965 Home Plaza,

Waterloo, Iowa

50701

Arrangements By:

Parrott and Wood Funeral Home

Visitation


Date:

April 30, 2019

Start Time:

4:00-7:00 PM

and one hour before the service on Wednesday

Location:

Parrott and Wood

Address:

965 Home Plaza,

Waterloo, Iowa

50701

Helen Louise Keeth

Helen Louise Keeth was born on February 19, 1933 in Iberia, Missouri to Floyd and Ethel (Wooster) Keeth. She later moved to Iowa and attended West High School. After that, Helen attended barber school and received her insurance license. She then married Clyde Wofford, and later divorced. Helen worked at a variety of jobs including a barber at Bonnies Barber on Division Street, an insurance agent at John Hancock, and at Henry’s Hamburger on La Porte Road for 17 years. She then went on to marry Gordon Kressin and later divorced. Helen loved painting, crocheting, and fishing. She enjoyed going to the casino, playing the penny slots, and taking spontaneous trips. Most of all, Helen loved her family and tried to spend as much time as possible playing and caring for them.

 

Helen Louise Keeth died on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the age of 86 at Pinnacle Specialty Care of Cedar Falls.  She is preceded in death by her parents; ex-husbands: Clyde and Gordon; one son: Dennis Kressin; one daughter: Deborah Zeien; two brothers: Winton and Oscar Keeth; one sister: Florence “Ruth” Rhoads; and one grandson: Brock Yeager. Helen is survived by her son: Robbie (Marilyn) Kressin of Woden; three daughters: Darlene (Guy) Chamberlin of Waterloo, Joanne (Don) Kolar of Independence, and Lisa (Roger) Yeager of Evansdale; one sister: Mable Vogt of Evansdale; 11 grandchildren; one honorary grandson and two honorary granddaughters (Reints); 19 great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter.

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