Helene E. Byroad
Residence: Wolcott, Indiana
Died: Monday, April 01, 2019
Location: 10:18 p.m., at the Indiana University Health, White Memorial Hospital of Monticello, Indiana, with her family by her side.
 
 
Age: 96
Date of Birth: Sunday, June 04, 1922
Birth place: Chatsworth, Illinois
 
 
Father: Ira Ratliff  
Mother: Marguerite ( Hopkins ) Ratliff  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Helene had lived in the rural Wolcott, Indiana, area most all her life.
Funeral Date: Monday, April 08, 2019
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2019, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Rev. Chirs Dodson of the Monticello Christian Church.
Burial will take place: Palestine Cemetery in rural Wolcott, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Helene was born, raised, and lived on the farm. She was a House - Wife and Caregiver for multiple families over the years. Helene was known for her crocheting, cooking, and loved spending time with her family and friends. She could be found in the kitchen at lunchtime every day preparing the meals for the men working on the farm, often packing up the meal and serving it in the field.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Palestine Cemetery Association . Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On December 26, 1939, in Kentland, Indiana, she married Russell Byroad. He passed away on October 20, 1978.
Survivors include:
Two (2) Sons,
John (wife Jesse) Byroad of Monon, Indiana, and
Ronald "Ron" (wife Marlene) Byroad of Wolcott, Indiana;

Three (3) Grandchildren,
Amy (husband Mark) Helms of Monticello, Indiana,
Erica (husband Rodney) Garing of Pittsboro, Indiana, and
Craig (wife Chanda) Byroad of Rensselaer, Indiana;

Five (5) Great Grandchildren,
Zach Lytle,
Courtney Lytle,
Jacob Garing,
Ella Garing, and
Ana Helms;

Brother,
Ira "June" (wife Eileen) Ratliff, Jr. of Martinton, Illinois;

Special Friend,
Mary Shaffer of Monticello, Indiana;

Countless other Family and Friends.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Ira and Marguerite (Hopkins) Ratliff, Sr.;

Husband,
Russell Byroad;

Infant Son,
Kenneth Byroad;

Two (2) Sons,
Larry Byroad, and
Robert Byroad,


Three (3) Siblings,
Margene Martell,
Kenneth Ratliff, and
Frances Cotter.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.