Helen J. Poling, 76, of Van Wert died at 3:22 a.m., Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Van Wert Health in Van Wert.
She was born on March 16, 1945, in Van Wert the daughter of the late Donald Sylvester and Lois Catherine (Agler) Schaadt. She married Lowell Poling who is deceased.
Family survivors include her three daughters, Sherry (Chad) White of Geneva, Indiana, Dawnette Carr of Decatur, Indiana, and Kendra L. Allen of Van Wert; seven grandchildren, Megan White, Andrew Vibbert, Donald Vibbert, Derek Poling, Brittany (Tige) Rider, Benjamin Allen Jr., and Jacob Allen; six great grandchildren, Bronson Armenta, Charlie Vibbert, Orian Vibbert, Landon Vibbert, Tilly Rider, and Braxton Poling; and three brothers, Gale (Jackie) Schaadt of Decatur, Dale (Jan) Schaadt of Van Wert, and Joe (Shirley Ann) Schaadt of Missouri. Helen was so proud of her family and loved each and every one of them.
Helen was dedicated to waiting on her customers at Bayleats Restaurant for many years. She always had a friendly smile, caring heart, and enjoyed the friends that she had made.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Frake officiating. There will be calling hours from 10 a.m. until times of services on Tuesday.
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