Helen J. VanKannel

| January 4, 2016

VanKannel001MILLERSBURG- Helen Jane (Mizer) VanKannel, 100, formerly of Blissfield, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 at the Majora Lane Care Center, where she was a resident.

She was born Aug. 13, 1915 in Barberton to the late Lloyd and Mina (Mullet) Mizer.  She married H. Kenneth VanKannel on Dec. 24, 1940, who preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1995. She was the Post Master of the Blissfield Post Office for many years.  She was a member of the Blissfield United Methodist Church for many years, where her strong faith was formed.  She was a volunteer with the Blissfield Missionaries, and she enjoyed quilting.  She was a former member of the Coshocton Canal Quilters Club.  She loved her family, especially her grandchildren.  She was always willing to help people in times of need.

She is survived by two granddaughters; Jennifer (Jim) Felton of Blissfield, and Jill Cline of Coshocton, and three great-grandchildren; Van Marshall, Strattyn Beighley, and Jadyn Cline.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Sue Geog, two sisters; Claudia Bile & Hazel Egbert, and her lifelong friend and traveling companion, Mildred Lowe.

A private graveside service will be held at Blissfield Cemetery, with Pastor Ron Davis officiating.  The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements.  www.fischerfuneralhome.com

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