Helen E. Logan
Age 99 of Morris, passed away Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at the Manteno Veterans’ Home in Manteno.
Born November 18, 1921 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Helen Elizabeth was a daughter of Adam and Filomine (Spejwski) Jaworski. She was raised and educated in Milwaukee, and attended Teacher’s College in Conway, Arkansas. In 1943, Helen enlisted in the United States Women’s Army Corps and served as a general clerk until her honorable discharge in 1945. While serving her country, she met Felix J. Logan in El Biar, Algeria and they were married on June 25, 1949 in Milwaukee. Helen and Felix then moved to Morris where they would live together their entire married life and raise their family. She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Morris and volunteered at Immaculate Conception School for 25 years. Helen’s faith was an important part of her life, and she was proud to be an associate with the Sisters of the Holy Cross religious order.
Survivors include her two sons: Tom Logan of Chicago and John (Laurie) Logan of Morris; four grandchildren: Amanda Davis, Ashlee Sinnott, Emilie Logan, and Elizabeth Logan; one sister, Lucy Murphy, of Milwaukee; as well as numerous nieces and nephews across the country and in England.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband on March 7, 1993, one brother, Walter Boris, and two sisters: Jen Wisniewski and Hattie Froehlich.
Per Helen’s wishes, cremation rites were accorded.
The family will receive friends at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 600 East Jackson Street in Morris on Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of funeral service 10:00 a.m. A musical prelude will be performed by Helen’s son, Tom, and the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with Reverend Jason Stone presiding.
Inurnment with military honors provided by the United States Army will be held in Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Morris, at the conclusion of the services.
Following the cemetery services, family and friends are then invited to join together at the Morris Eagles (F.O.E. 260) for a light luncheon.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Helen’s memory to Immaculate Conception School in Morris.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Helen’s memorial page by logging onto: www.ReevesFuneral.com/obituary/Helen-Logan
Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Morris (815) 942-2500 .