Irene Helms, 91, a longtime La Crescenta...


January 22, 2003


Irene Helms, 91, a longtime La Crescenta resident, died Jan. 16,


She was born March 16, 1911, in Missouri.

She was active in the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 237 for

more than 39 years and was a member of the Daughters of the Nile for

more than 22 years. She did volunteer work throughout her life.


She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jay and Terry

O'Loughlin of Concord.

Her husband of 49 years, Loyd Helms, died in 1978.

Funeral services were Tuesday at Crippen Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Irene Helms' name to

J. Clifford Lee Memorial Cancer Fund, 230 W. Kenneth Road, Glendale,

CA 91202.


M. Edith Maurer, a Glendale resident, died Jan. 15, 2003, in a

Glendale hospital.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Burbank

and the Burbank Valley Garden Club and a volunteer for the American

Red Cross. She was a member of the Knitting & Crocheting group at

Windsor Manor. She also crocheted booties and baby caps for Glendale

Memorial Hospital.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara D. Maurer of Glendale.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Forest Lawn,

Hollywood Hills.

A memorial service will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the First

United Methodist Church of Burbank, 700 N. Glenoaks Blvd.

A reception will follow in the Fireside Lounge a the church.

Eckerman-Heisman Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.


Helen Louise Agrati, 76, a longtime Glendale resident, died Jan.

17, 2003.

She was born and raised in Indiana.

In the 1950s, she came to California and worked as a legal


Mrs. Agrati was a member of Childhelp, USA, and sponsored several

children through the World Vision program. She was a member of the

Coast Guard Auxiliary for 15 years.

She is survived by her husband of 40 years, Lou; son and

daughter-in-law, Don and Ginny; daughter and son-in-law, Marilou and

Merl; three grandchildren; brothers, William, Herbert and Robert

Smith; and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Family Church.

Private burial will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in Helen Louise Agrati's

name to Childhelp, USA, National Headquarters, 15757 N. 78th St.,

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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