Mount Vernon News
  • Helen M. Stricker

  • July 20, 2011

BLADENSBURG — Helen M. Stricker, 82, of Bladensburg, passed away July 17, 2011, at her residence.

She was born Feb. 13, 1929, in Licking County to Loren and Glenna (Moran) McKee. Helen was the former secretary for the Bladensburg Elementary School from 1966 through 1986. She was also a member of the Bladensburg Church of Christ and a former member of the Dennis Church of Christ.

She is survived by her sons, David (Pat) Stricker of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mike Stricker of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren, Tracy Sims of Columbus, Eric Stricker of Granville, and Barry Stricker and Robert Stricker, both of Phoenix; a sister, Dorothy Bodle of Fallsburg; a brother, Hubert “Hube” McKee of Heath; and three great-grandchildren, Maya and Jake Sims, both of Columbus, and Cameron Stricker of West Virginia.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert J. Stricker, in March 2011; and her daughter, Patricia “Patty” Stricker in April 2010.

Memorial services to celebrate the life of Helen will be held Friday, July 22, at 6 p.m. at Bladensburg Church of Christ with Pastor Ben McKinstry officiating. Private family burial took place in Bladensburg Cemetery. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Bladensburg is handling the funeral arrangements for the Stricker family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bladensburg Volunteer Fire Department. To express a condolence or share a memory with the Helen Stricker family, please visit

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