Helen E. Todd
Round Lake – Helen E. Todd (nee Masters), age 92, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Crystal Lake surrounded by her family. She was born on April 10, 1927 in Chicago. Helen worked in a variety of occupations throughout her lifetime where she was able to offer her attention to detail, great organizational and managerial skills. Post-retirement, Helen stayed active by volunteering at Alexian Brothers Hospital for a number of years and then volunteering at the Village of Round Lake Police Department. Helen endeared herself to so many friends, family members, and neighbors offering a helping hand when she recognized a need. Her friends and family always enjoyed lively conversations with her, amazed by her ability to recall details from events eighty decades earlier and her willingness to share the many lessons she had learned along the way. Helen is survived by her children James (Tina) Todd; Janice (George) Losson and Judy (John) Bender; grandchildren Russell (Colette) Todd, Brandon (Ella) Bender, Caila (Steve) Klimczak; two great grandchildren Corbett Todd and Jean Bender; sister Myrtle Layton; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon, whom she married June 23, 1942; and her beloved sister Dorothy Zanzig. A memorial visitation and service is scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 11:00am until 12:00pm with the memorial service commencing at 12:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Rescue Outreach can be made in her name, on their website, https://rescueoutreach.com. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.