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Helen Elaine McKean

March 1, 1923 - May 4, 2018

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Helen Elaine McKean, 95, of Muscatine, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2018, at Lutheran Living Senior Campus.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Indian Creek Cemetery. There will be a Celebration of Life Service following at the Fruitland Community Center.

Helen Elaine was born on March 1, 1923, in Columbus Junction, the daughter of Clayton M. and Margaret Cherryholmes Richardson. She married Clark McKean. He preceded her in death in 1998, and they had been married for 60 years.

She loved to travel and play cards.

Those left to honor her memory include two daughters, Virginia ‘Gin’ Hetzler and husband, Joel, of Fruitland, and Sandra Tallent of Colona, Illinois; one daughter-in-law, Nancy McKean; 15 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren.

We are so grateful for the wonderful care provided by all the staff, nurses, and all the personnel that cared for Elaine for the 1 1?2 years at Lutheran Living. Donations may be sent to Lutheran Living in Elaine’s name.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, Clark McKean Jr and Carl ‘Butch’ McKean; and one daughter, Merry Elaine McKean Herrick.