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Helen Loretta (Westmeyer) Niebrugge

October 29, 1917 ~ May 25, 2017 (age 99)

Helen Loretta (Westmeyer) Niebrugge passed away Thursday May 25, 2017 at Dearborn County Hospital at Lawrenceburg.  Helen was born Monday October 29, 1917 and was 99 years 6 months and 25 days old at the time of her death. 

     Surviving her are children Janet Gilbert, Barbara (David) Lade, Fred (Kathy) Niebrugge, daughter-in-law Kathy Niebrugge,  sister Edna Pieper and extended family Jean and David Benning.  Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren, lots of nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Edward Niebrugge, her parents, son Dale Niebrugge, sister Ethel Rosengarn, brother Everett Westmeyer and son-in-law Walter Gilbert.

     Helen was a life-long resident of Dillsboro.  She worked as a cook at the Dillsboro High School until her retirement at the age of 75.  She loved cooking for her family, going to her church, Trinity Lutheran in Dillsboro, and sitting on her front porch talking with friends and family.  She will sadly missed by everyone who knew her. 

     Funeral services for Helen will be at 12 Noon Tuesday May 30 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Dillsboro with Pastor Richard Kolaskey officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery at Dillsboro.  Visitation will also be Tuesday 10-12 Noon at the church.  Memorials may be made to either Trinity Lutheran Church or Oakdale Cemetery.  Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home, Dillsboro entrusted with arrangements.  Go to to leave an online condolence message for the family. 


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