Helen E. Ward

Helen E. Ward

JANESVILLE—- Helen E. Ward, age 98, of Janesville, died on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Azura Memory Care, Beloit. She was born on July 9, 1914, the daughter of Corwin and Ethel (Smith) Woolcott. She married Lester A. Ward in Janesville on June 3, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 2009.

Helen is survived by her son, Roger (Dee) Ward of Beloit; daughter, Melody (Dick) Fightmaster of Holcombe; 7 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at MILTON LAWNS MEMORIAL PARK CHAPEL with Rev. Wendee Nitz officiating. Entombment will be in Milton Lawns Mausoleum. A visitation will be held on Friday from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Milton Lawns Chapel. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com