By HDN Staff
GREAT FALLS Helen Ruth Gillet, 75, died Tuesday, April 10, 2001 at her home in Great Falls of natural causes.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. today at Faith Lutheran Church.
Gillet was born Helen Gillet on Sept. 18, 1925 in Havre. She attended school in Kremlin and Gildford and graduated in 1942.
She moved to Seattle and was a secretary for Hewlett Packard. She transferred to Hawaii for two years.
She returned to Kremlin and married Robert E. "Bob" Gillet on April 20, 1960 in Shelby. She was an independent Shaklee dealer for 21 years.
Gillet was a member of River of Life Church, a volunteer at the FISH Food Bank and a PTA member at Longfellow, Paris Gibson and Great Falls High schools.
She was a "sports mom" and enjoyed crocheting, bird-watching and gardening.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Gillet of Great Falls; daughters, Debbie Jean Schmid and Danita Roseann Severson, both of Great Falls, and Doreen Helen Carter of Rochester, N.Y.; sisters, June Corbittt of Butte, Dorothy McCormick and Carol Heggen, both of Kremlin, and Lorraine Eyman of Livingston; brother, Willis Cady of Gildford; eight grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church, Meals on Wheels or FISH.
Chapel of Chimes Funeral Home is handling cremation and arrangements.