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Helen Louise Holt, 92, passed away Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at her residence with family by her side. She was born to William and Martha Kidd on April 5, 1925, in Kokomo. Helen married Dempsey R. Holt on May 30, 1946, and he preceded her in death March 27, 2000.
Helen owned and operated Suburban Beauty Salon for 18 years. Besides being a beautician, Helen also enjoyed making candy and sewing.
Helen and her family traveled often. She and Dempsey visited all 50 states together, and took a 22-day trip to England, France, Switzerland, Germany, and Italy. She also traveled with her daughter, Dana, to Alaska, Australia, and New Zealand. She had been to Hawaii twice in her life - once with her mother, and once with Dempsey and Dana. Helen lived a very full life.
Helen is survived by daughters, Debra (James) Statzell and Dana Louise Holt; son, David (Susan) Holt; daughter-in-law, Joan Holt; grandchildren, Mathew Hobson, Abram Hobson, Amy Boyer, Bradley Holt, Kelsie Holt and Kaycie Holt; and great-grandchildren, Logan and Ellie Boyer.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Dempsey R. Holt; son, Dennis Holt; and parents, William and Martha Kidd.
Services will be private, at Helen's request. She will be laid to rest in Sunset Memory Garden. Family would like to extend a special thanks to Guardian Angel Hospice.
Memorial contributions may be made to Guardian Angel Hospice by visiting https://guardianangelhospice.com/donate/, or mailing to 513 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN 46902. You may view Helen's obituary and leave an online condolence for the family at ellersmortuarymainstreet.com.
Published on July 30, 2017
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