Helen Hortenstine, 90, of Mattoon, died at 4:40 a.m. on February 8, 2013 at Mattoon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
A private family service will be held. Schilling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Helen was born on July 10, 1922 in Shelbyville, IL the daughter of Lester and Pearl (Kircher) Cutler. She married John T. Hortenstine Sr. on February 19, 1942. He preceded her in death in 2004. She was also preceded in death by daughter Jill Hortenstine and her parents.
Survivors include her son, John T. ( Jacqueline) Hortenstine Jr. of Gays, IL and daughter, Joy E. Hortenstine of Indianapolis, IN.
Helen attended Sparks Business College. She enjoyed reading, playing golf and traveling. Helen treasured the time she was able to stay at home and take care of her children.
Memorial donations for Branch Side Cemetery maintenance can be given to the family.