In Memory

Helen A. Harvey

August 14, 1934 - January 17, 2019

Helen Ann Harvey was born August 14, 1934 in Creston, Iowa to Edward Thomas Harvey Sr. and Loretta Mary Howe Harvey. She was raised in Creston, Iowa with her older brother, Edward Thomas Harvey, Jr.

Helen was educated at St. Malachy School in Creston and graduated from Creston High School in 1952. She graduated from Creighton University with a B.S. degree in Elementary Education. She furthered her education with post graduate studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and at Drake University.

Helen was an elementary school teacher in Omaha from 1954 to 1993 teaching at St. Patrick’s School, St. Cecilia’s School, Long School, and Conestoga School. She also served as a demonstration teacher and cooperating teacher for many student teachers. She taught hundreds of students in Omaha and was fondly remembered by many of them with cards and telephone calls over the years. Helen was a member of St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha.

Helen is survived by her brother, Edward (Donna) Harvey of Creston; her nieces, Ann Harvey of Asheville, NC, Sheila (Greg) Parks of Shelbyville, IN, and Loretta Harvey (Aaron Finch) of Creston; great nieces, Cara Parks and Briana Parks; great nephew, Stuart Parks; great-great niece, Myla Parks; great-great nephew, Oliver Parks; Special long- time friend and fellow teacher, Mary Beth McKee; and many friends, cousins, and students.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her sister-in-law, Sarah Joan (Sadie) Harvey, many cousins, aunts and uncles.

MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: 11:30am Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 107 W. Howard St., Creston, IA, with Fr. Kenneth Halbur Jr., Celebrant. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Creston.

ROSARY will be said at 10:30am at the Church prior to the Service.

Memorials may be directed to St. Cecilia Cathedral, 701 N. 40th St., Omaha, NE 68131.

Online condolences may be left at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center 809 W Montgomery St. Creston, IA (641) 782-6555