Helen L. Shelley

Helen L. Shelley, age 90 of Clinton, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Brookdale in Adrian. She was born August 19, 1928 in Ann Arbor, the daughter of the late Ernest and Selma
(Finkbeiner) Niethammer. On October 7, 1950 she married William E. Shelley and he preceded her in death on September 4, 1998.

Helen was an active member of the Clinton United Church of Christ. For seventeen years she worked in the Clinton Elementary School office. She loved knitting and gardening and enjoyed all her
time spent with family and friends.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Jan (Mark) Wegner; two sons, Steven (Marjanne) Shelley and Glenn (Charlotte) Shelley; a sister-in-law, Doris Niethammer, grandchildren, Kris, Ryan, Nick, Nichole
and Stephanie; three great-grandchildren, David, Madison and Brooks and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, Bill, she was preceded in death by her son,
Brad Shelley and brothers, William Niethammer, and Leon Niethammer and sister-in-law, Gena Niethammer.

The family would like to thank Brookdale of Adrian and Hospice of Lenawee for the wonderful care they gave Helen.

A Memorial Service for Helen will be Friday, March 22, 2019 at 12 p.m. at the Clinton United Church of Christ with Rev. Diane White officiating with visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service. In
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Clinton United Church of Christ, Hospice of Lenawee and I-92 Ministries. Arrangements are under the care of the Clinton Chapel of Handler
Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered to the family at handlerfuneralhomes.com.


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