Helen L. (Morse) Hilton

Born: Thu., Sep. 9, 1926
Died: Thu., Jul. 30, 2020

Graveside services will be at a later date.

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Helen L. Hilton, 93, of Angola, Indiana passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at her home in Angola.  

She was born on September 9, 1926 in Scott Twp., Steuben County, Indiana to Weir and Marion “Fern” (Cole) Morse.  She married Karl Devon Hilton on October 12, 1944.

Helen retired from the Steuben County Treasurer’s office in 1981 after 20 years of service.  She was the Treasurer of Steuben County for the last two terms before her retirement.

She was a member of the Angola Moose Auxiliary and of the Angola American Legion Post 31 Auxiliary.

Surviving are her children, Lynn (Rosie) Hilton of Whidbey Island, Washington and Karyl Penix of Angola, Indiana.  Also surviving are her 7 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Karl Devon Hilton on December 10, 2017; son, Richard Douglas Hilton; brother, Donald Morse and sister, Margaret Berger.

There will be a Graveside Service at a later date.

Memorials may be made in Helen’s memory to the Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County.

Charitable donations may be made in Helen's memory to the following organization:

Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County
PO Box 204, Angola, Indiana 46703
Tel: 260-833-2877

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Patty Bennett
   Posted Sat August 01, 2020
I'm so sorry, Karyl. Your mom was a lovely lady and I know - a great mom. RIP, Helen.

Jackie Foster Godfrey
   Posted Sat August 01, 2020
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. Your Mother was a special lady. I know you will miss her terribly. I pray you have peace and strength.

jerry schlosser
   Posted Sat August 01, 2020
Sorry to hear of your mothers passing. she was a great woman and treated me as a friend instead of being a young ladies mother. I miss you, and feel free to write back. Love Jerry.

Tammy Hilton Parsons
   Posted Tue August 04, 2020
I’m so sorry for your Family’s loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you! Love you Karyl.
With deepest sympathies,

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