Helen L. Clendenin

A funeral will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2024 for 98-year-old Helen L. Clendenin of Chester, Ill., who passed away at 1:33 p.m., Friday, June 7, 2024 at Three Springs Senior Living and Rehabilitation, Chester, Ill.

She was born October 4, 1925 in Randolph County, Ill. a daughter to Frank and Elda (nee Misselhorn) Draves.

Helen married Harold “Pud” Clendenin March 20, 1948 in Chester, Ill.; he preceded her in death on May 30, 2012.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


She was also preceded in death by a brother: Arvel Draves and a sister: Viola Mehrer.


She was a homemaker.

Helen was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary in Chester and enjoyed playing bingo.


Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, Illinois.

A funeral for 98-year-old Helen L. Clendenin of Chester, Ill., will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at the Pechacek Funeral Home, Chester, Illinois. Officiating: Rev. Cecil Dunning


Interment will be in the Ebenezer Cemetery in Rockwood, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the Ebenezer Cemetery Fund.