July 19,1922 – June 13, 2012
TORRINGTON – Helen E. Lepp, 89, died June 13 at the Goshen Care Center in Torrington.
Helen was born on July 19, 1922, in Gering, Neb., the daughter of Alexsander and Elizabeth (Albrandt) Ehrlich.
She grew up and attended school in Nebraska, one being the Kiowa School near Lyman. In 1936, her family moved to Huntley, where she attended school.
She married Albert John Lepp on Dec. 31, 1940, in Gering. They farmed their whole lives in the Huntley area.
Helen enjoyed reading, sewing, bowling, crocheting, embroidery and quilting. She was a member of First Congregational Church and the Friendly Society with the church.
Helen is survived by two daughters, Sherlin Foos and her husband, Larry, of Yoder, and Peggy Hill, of Lingle; brother, Samuel Ehrlich, of Longmont, Colo.; three grandchildren, Thad Foos, of Torrington, Janet Hill, of Bridgeport, Neb., and Brad Foos and his wife, Tami, of Torrington; and three great-grandchildren, Yasmen, Forest and Dalton Foos, all of Torrington. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Alexsander Ehrlich and Victor Ehrlich; four sisters, Hermina Morgheim, Bertha Keller, Alma Keller and Esther Harris; and son-in-law, Marvin Hill.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16 at First Congregational Church with the Rev. Matt Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, June 15 at the funeral home, and the casket will be open at the church prior to the service.
A memorial has been established to the First Congregational Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home, and friends may send condolences to the family at www.colyerfuneralhome.com.
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