Helen May Alward
April 11, 1923 - March 26, 2019
Visitation for Helen will take place 4-8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739.
Hale First United Methodist Church
Funeral ceremony for Helen will take place 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:00 a.m.) Monday, April 1, 2019 at Hale United Methodist Church, 201 West Main Street, Hale, Michigan. Pastor Melvin Leach will officiate. Interment will take place in Esmond Evergreen Cemetery in Hale, Michigan. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com
Helen May Alward, age 95, of Hale, Michigan passed away Tuesday morning, March 26, 2019 at Hale Creek Manor in Hale, Michigan with family by her side.
Helen was born April 11, 1923 in Romeo, Michigan the oldest daughter of the late Roy and Lucille (Quick) Bauer. She married William W. Alward on October 5, 1944 in Romeo, Michigan and together raised two children, Nancy and Robert. Helen had owned and operated Rollways Resort in Hale, Michigan alongside her husband, William. She was an active member of the Hale United Methodist Church and the Wicker Hills Golf Club. She enjoyed playing BINGO, sewing, painting the birdhouses that William made and crafts of all kinds.
Helen is survived by her children, Nancy (Larry) Molloy, Robert (Kathy) Alward; grandchildren, Shawn (Deb) Molloy, Colleen (Matt) Brinker, Brian (Laura) Molloy and Robert D. (Stacy) Alward; ten great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, William in 2013; brothers, Walter Bauer and John Bauer; sister, Joanne Bond.
Visitation will take place from 4-8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739. Funeral ceremony will take place 11:00 a.m. (in state 10:00 a.m.) Monday, April 1, 2019 at Hale United Methodist Church, 201 West Main Street, Hale, Michigan 48739. Pastor Melvin Leach will officiate. Interment will take place in the Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery in Hale, Michigan. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hale Creek Manor or Hale United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com
Hale Creek Manor
Hale United Methodist Church
Esmond Evergreen Cemetery, Hale, Michigan