Helga Elisabeth Kent, 87, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday, November 17, 2023, at 1:53 a.m. at her home.
Helga was born May 24, 1936, in Dessau, East Germany to Moritz and Elizabeth Jllge Hieronymus. She moved to Washington Court House in 1972, from Kansas.
Before her retirement, she had been manager of the deli-bakery at the Washington Court House Kroger for 15 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard (Dick) Charles Kent on March 27, 2003. She was also preceded by a son, Norbert Kent in 2018.
Helga is survived by a daughter, Donna Vicarel and her fiancée, Scott Ratliff, of Washington Court House; a son, Michael Kent of London, Ohio; four grandchildren, Kevin Kent, Mark Kent, Patrick (Taylin) Kent and Samantha Aames; a great granddaughter, Sophia Rivera; great great granddaughter, Tala Aames; special family friends, Erwin and Nelsie Rivera; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Rainer Fuchs and Dieter Hieronymus, all of Dessau, Germany; a nephew, Ronald Fuchs and a niece, Nina Hieronymus.
To honor her wishes, cremation will take place.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. in the Washington Cemetery, with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at WCH Grace Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.