Helen Louise Ticen

April 29, 2020

Helen L. Ticen, 89, of rural Frankfort, died April 29, 2020 at St. Elizabeth East, Lafayette.  She was born February 24, 1931 in Daleville, Ind. to the late Loron & Lucille (Dennison) Owings.  She married William J. Ticen on June 16, 1950 in Indianapolis and he preceded her in death on September 23, 2012.

Helen was a 1949 graduate of Ben Davis High School, lived in Indianapolis, and Carroll County before moving to Clinton County.  A homemaker, she also worked at Blue Cross Insurance for a few years out of high school.  She had previously attended Mt. Olive Methodist Church in Indianapolis.  She was a member of the Eastern Star Helen Bonebrake Chapter #437 in Rossville, where she was past Worthy Matron and President of the District. Helen enjoyed knitting, crocheting, spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

A public graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2020 at Geetingsville Cemetery. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements. Memorials in memory of Helen may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund, 258 ½ Fourth St., Frankfort, IN 46041.

Survived by:

Daughter: Nancy Louise (Phillip) Jones of Goddard, KS, 4 Sons: William J. Jr. (Teresa) Ticen of Vallonia, IN, Michael S. (Brenda) Ticen of Cutler, IN Randall A. Ticen of Battleground, IN, Jeffrey L. (Linda) Ticen of Chalmers, IN, 13 Grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Melanie Bradley, sister, Anna Madrid and half-sister, Jessle Paul.


Leave your Condolences

5 Condolences for “Helen Louise Ticen”

  1. Linda Klemme May 4, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of your loved one!
    Love, John and Linda Klemme

  2. Gaye Summitt May 5, 2020 at 8:35 am

    Mike & Brenda, I am sorry for your loss. Helen was a very sweet and kind lady. May you find comfort reflecting on your fond memories. Hugs and prayers!

  3. Kathy Denniston May 5, 2020 at 7:34 pm

    Mike and Brenda, family
    Joel and I are so sorry for the loss of Mike’s mom. Thoughts and prayers being sent up for you all.

    Joel and Kathy Denniston

  4. Sandie Redington May 8, 2020 at 8:48 am

    Mike, Brenda, so sorry to her of your moms passing. Thinking of you. Sandie

  5. Brenda Ticen Runk May 28, 2020 at 2:34 pm

    We are a Ticen clan from Western New York. Our mother, also named Helen Louise Ticen, passed away 26 years ago.
    We share your loss of a wonderful woman.

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