Helen McKibben, age 96, a resident of Portland, passed away on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Dunkirk.  

Helen was born on March 24, 1925, in Randolph County, the daughter of Lawrence and Lottie (Warren) Hess. She married Kenneth McKibben on Aug. 24, 1944, and he passed away on March 11, 1998. 

Survivors include:

One son — Lew McKibben (wife: Sherri), Portland, Indiana 

Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Dinah Bollinger and Sally Guntle. 

No services will be held. Burial will be at Salamonia Cemetery in Salamonia, Indiana. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Condolences may be expressed at williamsonspencer.com.