Helen L. (Coffman) Cann - 91

11/28/1924 - 7/23/2016

Oregon, Illinois

Oregon – Helen L. (Coffman) Cann, age 91, died Saturday, July 23, 2016. She was born Nov. 28, 1924 in Pine Rock Twp., near Chana, IL the daughter of Charles and Wardena (Zell) Coffman. Helen attended Chana, Mt. Morris, and Oregon Schools graduating in 1942. She married Frederick N. Cann on April 16, 1948 in Mt. Morris, IL. Helen worked as a waitress and cook for the Oregon VFW post 8739. She was also active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Post. Helen liked to crochet, garden, and spoil her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, husband,7 brothers, 2 sister, and an infant daughter Pamela Kay Cann. She is survived by her 3 children; Craig (LuAnne) Cann of Oregon, Ronda (Gary) Poliska of Chana, and Wendy Cann-Sofolo of Dixon, 10 grandchildren; Kellen (Kristi) Cann, Brooks (Sarah) Cann, Griffin Cann, Logan Cann (Fiancé Erica Arends)Zach (Mandy) Poliska, Jana (Scott) Knupp, Bryn (John) Jensson, Becky Sofolo, Kyle Sofolo, and Julia Sofolo, 10 great grandchildren; Finley, Cambria, Gunnar, Kaden, Kollin, Kody, Grady, Paisley, Brandt, and TessaRae. Funeral service will be 11:00 am, Wed., July 27, 2016 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. 7th Street Oregon, IL with the Pastor David Rogula officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday evening at the funeral home from 5-7 pm. Burial will be in the Riverview Cemetery near Oregon. A memorial fund is established to the Village of Progress.

Visitation:

5-7 pm, Tuesday evening at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, IL

Service:

11:00 am, Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, IL

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