Patricia Jane "Pat" Helm

Patricia Jane Helm, 89, of Carmel, passed away November 27, 2017.  She was born in Muncie on January 17, 1928, daughter of Homer and Zetta Tooley Hulse.

Pat was a 1946 graduate of Center High School. She received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in education from Ball State University.

On May 20, 1951, Pat married Warren G. Helm of Parker City, IN.

For a time, Pat taught English at Hagerstown High School.  After moving to Carmel, she also taught English in Carmel Junior High. Later Pat was Librarian in Clay Junior High, retiring in1991.

Pat continued to be active and was a longtime volunteer in Carmel-Clay Public Library as well as St. Vincent Carmel Hospital.  She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa sorority and the Wednesday Literary Club.  Pat was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, where she was actively involved in Bible Studies and served in various Ministries.

In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Helm in 1998 and 2 sisters, Lois Conwell and Joan Mann.

Surviving are her daughters, Laura Helm and Rebecca (David) Byrum; granddaughters, Emily (John) Zvejnieks and Libby (Nick) Buck; 2 great-grandchildren, Eleanor and Samuel Buck.

Family and friends will gather on Monday, December 4, 2017 in St. Mark’s United Methodist Church from 10 am till 12 noon with the funeral service beginning at noon.

In memory of Pat, donations may be given to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church (Missions), 4780 E. 126th Street, Carmel, IN  46033.  Envelopes will be available at the service.

Bussell Family Funerals is privileged to assist the family in arrangements.