Helen M. Rymek Cotone

September 13, 2017

Helen M. Rymek Cotone, 82 of Frankfort, died at 4:32 p.m. September 13, 2017 at I.U. Health, Lafayette, Ind. Born February 3, 1935 in Mazenod, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Michael & Janet (Marszall) Rymek.  She married John J. Cotone in July of 1976 in Chicago, Ill. and he preceded her in death on July 25, 2013.  Helen was a graduate of Gravelbourg High School in Saskatchewan, received her RN Degree from Regina Saskatchewan and her Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from Purdue University in 1997.  She lived in Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, moved to Chicago in 1958 and then moved to Frankfort, Ind.  She was a RN and a Pharmacist working for Proctor & Gamble in Chicago, Ill.  Helen was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Frankfort, Ind.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at a later date.

Survived by:

2 Brothers: Rick (Elaine) Rymek of Calgary, Alberta Canada and Ed (Cecile) Rymek of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 4 Nieces and Nephews and 5 Great Nieces and Nephews.


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7 Condolences for “Helen M. Rymek Cotone”

  1. Ty & Saretha Wright September 15, 2017 at 9:33 pm

    Ed & Rick;
    Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Helen was a dear lady, and we will miss her.
    God Bless You,
    Ty & Saretha Wright

  2. Carol Coffman September 17, 2017 at 7:32 pm

    Sincere sympathy to the family. I adored Helen, such a smart, funny and spunky lady. I will miss her.

  3. Sue wright September 20, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    It’s been such a great pleasure knowing Helen all these years. I will always love and miss her.

  4. Eileen Ridgway October 15, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    I just learned of Helen’s passing. I am so sorry to hear of this, she was such a dear sweet lady. May God grant her eternal peace.

    • Suilon Benjamin October 23, 2017 at 7:11 am

      Helen was a dear friend who I waited on for years at Miller’s fish suppers in Colfax, IN… My husband did some plumbing for them years ago so we had enjoyed their hospitality & also their Bargain Center in Frankfort… In recent years we have hugged every Sunday and she would come to me, a retired nurse myself with health questions… She was a joy to know & had a great smile & sense of humor…
      So sorry for your loss… I have been blessed to know her…May Angels greet her as she goes home to Heaven, God Bless, Suilon Benjamin

  5. Jeff & Armandina (Amy) Anderson October 29, 2017 at 11:26 pm

    Ed & Rick
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We’ve known Helen for 40 plus years, she will be dearly missed by all of the Guajardo, Castillo, Jackson, Garcia, Rosales, Hernandez, Anderson, Davis, Miller & Echeverria. Some of my brothers and sisters and myself have worked for them at the Bargain Center. John and Helen was like part of our family. We’ve stayed in touch all these years. I’m so sorry I won’t be able to attend her last farewell but, my brothers and sisters will be present at her showing. My Deepest Condolences goes out to you both and your family. We will always love her and missed her.

  6. Lucyna April 1, 2018 at 5:58 pm

    We regret that she is no longer here on earth, but we will probably meet again…

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