Helen Probasco Obituary

Helen M. Probasco
Helen M. Probasco

March 19, 2004
Born in Woodburn, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Helen M. Probasco, 75, a resident of Elsie Mason Manor, died Friday, March 19, 2004 at Taylor House. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 at Grandview Park Funeral Home, with burial at Avon Cemetery in Des Moines.

Helen was born in Woodburn and lived in Chariton before moving to Des Moines. She was a lab technician for Des Moines Public Works and later worked for US West. Helen was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons, Robert (Connie) Probasco of Des Moines, William (Melody) Probasco of Des Moines and John Probasco of Hammond, IN; daughter, Linda (Kent) Cummins of Sitka, AK; sisters, Pauline (Jerry) Parks and Betty (Danny) Palmer; brothers, Carl (Mary) Trumbo, Bob (Karen) Trumbo and Gene (JoAnn) Trumbo; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. John E. Probasco.

Family will greet friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church or InTrust Hospice Taylor House.



Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, March 23, 2004
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, March 24, 2004
1:00 PM
Avon Cemetery
3995 Hart Ave
Des Moines, IA US 50320
Wednesday, March 24, 2004


Calvary Baptist Church
606 East Ninth Street
Des Moines, IA