In loving memory of

Helen O. Schrimp
December 21, 1920 - September 18, 2022

Helen O. Schrimp, 101, of Elmwood, passed away at 7:55 p.m., on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Country Comfort in Elmwood.
She was born December 21, 1920, in Elmwood, to Harley and June (Bandy) Green. They divorced when she was two years old, and she was raised by her mother and maternal grandparents, Robert and Gertrude Bandy. She was the devoted wife of Richard S. Schrimp, whom she married in Elmwood on April 23, 1954. She had worked for several years as a beautician. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Elmwood where she sang in the choir and served on the Board of Deacons. She was also a member of the Elmwood Community Chorus and the Elmwood Woman's Club for many years.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, September 23, 2022, at the First Presbyterian Church in Elmwood. A one-hour visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the church. Burial will immediately follow the service at Elmwood Township Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Elmwood and the Samaritan's Purse.
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Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.


Cindy Phillips wrote on Sep 21, 2022:

"Richard I am so sorry for your lose. You are in my prayers. Cindy the paper person "

Stephanie Piper wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"My deepest sympathies to Richard! I will always remember when you and Helen were our neighbors and how sweet you both were! Take care, Stephanie Piper "

Kay McMillen wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"Helen was a great woman who I admired. She always looked so beautiful all dressed up just to stay home. I love you Helen and miss you. God?s love and prayers are with you. Kay "

Sally (Althiser) Blunier wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"My thoughts and prayers are with you Richard. I have very fond memories growing up in the church of both of you. May God Bless. "

Janet Edmonds wrote on Sep 20, 2022:

"My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, Remember the days of old special moments spent together, valuable lessons given or comforting words shared together can be a source of comfort to the family during such a tremendous loss to the family. "

Michele Kable wrote on Sep 19, 2022:

"Helen was the sweetest person there was. She was kind and gentle. Helen was there for all our family gatherings. Every time she and Richard came she brought Texas Sheet cake. We live in Iowa but no matter the weather she and Richard drove up from Elmwood to all our family gatherings. Birthdays, Graduations, picnics and births. Helen I wish you God speed and hope you are in heaven with mom and dad. Happiness forever."

Sally Moore wrote on Sep 19, 2022:

"There are not enough words to describe how wonderful Helen was and what she means to me and my family. She and Richard have always been a presence in every step our family has taken (weddings, graduations, births, deaths unfortunately, picnics, christmas parties, the list goes on forever) before I was ever born. You could never have met a sweeter woman than Helen and I sure will miss her. Fly high with the angels Helen, but then settle on Richards shoulder and look over him until you can be together. My deepest sympathies to you Richard. May God guide you in the days to come. "