Helen R. Trost, 92, of Taylorville, IL died at 4:50 PM Friday, March 8, 2013 at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL.
She was born December 17, 1920 in Sangamon County, IL the daughter of George and Cecilia Pearl Milliken Wilcockson. On May 15, 1942 she married Ralph E. Trost in Taylorville, IL. He preceded her in death on July 6, 1997. In her early years Helen worked at the Department of Transportation in Washington, DC and later worked for D.W. Johnston an attourney in Taylorville. Mrs. Trost was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville, United Methodist Women of the Church, and the Taylorville Women's Club. She delivered Meals on Wheels, and enjoyed playing golf, playing bridge, bowling and playing the piano.
Surviving are her sons: David R. Trost and wife Rhonda of Taylorville, Steven M. Trost and wife Keesun of South Korea; 4 Daughters: Sharyn Ann Haines and husband Duane of Richmond, TX, Carol Lynn Lykens and husband William of Broadhead, KY, Barbara Lee Bill and husband Robert of Bloomington, and Lynn Ann Chavadrov of Santa Ana, CA. 9 Grandchildren: Brian Haines, Susan Donovan, Bradley Haines, Nicholas Lykens, Justin "Bo" Lykens, Ryan Lykens, Andrea Zigmant, Jamison Bills, and Alexandra Chavdarov. There are 16 Great Grandchildren and one Great-great Granddaughter. Sister: Marguerite Wiley of Tucson, AZ. She was perceded in death by her parents, husband, 1 sister, 2 brothers, and 1 grandson, Douglas Lykens.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at First United Methodist Church in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held form 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to: First United methodist Church 201 S. Walnut, Taylorville, IL 62568 or the charity of the Donor's Choice.
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