Helen Ruth (Ballenger) Otradovec
Helen Ruth (Ballenger) Otradovec, 70, of St. Charles, died on Sept. 12, 2006. Arrangements are by Baue Funeral and Memorial Center, 3950 West Clay, St. Charles, where visitation will be held Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at The Baue Funeral and Memorial Center Chapel in St. Charles. Interment will be in St. Charles Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Association or AER (Army Emergency Relief), 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, Va. 22332. Condolences and memories at www.baue.com
She was born in Sweet Springs and attended Nelson High School. She was a floral designer.
She is survived by her husband, John E. Otradovec; six daughters, Connie Wibbenmeyer, Cheryl Perrin, Carla Sinclair, Angela Otradovec, Dawn Shrum and DeeAnn Student; one son, Joseph C. Fry III.; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph C. Fry II; her parents, Orbie Herschel and Ida Mae Ballenger; and her brothers, Orbie Harold Ballenger and Herbert Ballenger.