Helen Marie (Eck) Snook

April 20, 1937 ~ July 30, 2020 (age 83)

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Butler: Helen M. (Eck) Snook passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Laurels of DeKalb, Butler. She was born April 20, 1937 in Butler, IN.  to the late Charles L.” Roy” and Pauline I. (Beard) Eck. She was a graduate of Butler High School Class of 1955.  Helen was united in marriage to Rodney “Gene” Snook in July of 1974 in Michigan. He preceded her in death December 5, 2010.  She had worked in Butler at Barrett’s 5 & 10, The Coffee Cup and the Shell Station.

Helen enjoyed bowling and bowled in leagues for more than 50 years, also camping, traveling, country music, square dancing and loved her cat Mama. She was a former member of the Butler American Legion Post#202 Ladies Auxillary.

Surviving is one son; Larry D. Treesh and his companion Brenda Carpenter of Topeka, IN. and one daughter;   Victoria “Vicki” (Ron) Rathburn of Butler, 4 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter. Also surviving is one brother and one sister; Jim Eck of Butler, Ruth Teegardin of Butler and one sister-in-law Mary Ann Eck of Auburn.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Gene, two brothers; Jerry and Chuck Eck and one sister-in-law; Glenda Eck.

Due to current mandates of the pandemic, the family will receive friends while observing social distancing restrictions and Masks are required. Anyone showing symptoms of the virus are asked to please send their condolences to the family by our funeral home website. 

 Funeral Services for Helen M. Snook will be held at 11am Monday, August 3, 2020 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home 212 N. Broadway Butler, IN. with Pastor Dale Rabineau of Christ’s Church at Butler officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to services starting at 10am.  Burial will follow in Butler Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 2-4pm Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the funeral home.  

Family requests memorials to be given in memory of Helen M. Snook to: DeKalb Animal Shelter, 5221 US Hwy 6 Butler, IN. 46721.

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August 2, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
212 N. Broadway
Butler, IN 46721

Funeral Service
August 3, 2020

11:00 AM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
212 N. Broadway
Butler, IN 46721

Please note
Visitation 1hr.prior to Services on Monday.


DeKalb County Humane Society/Shelter
5221 US Highway 6, Butler IN 46721

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