VAN WERT, Ohio — Helen L. Eberle, 90, of Van Wert, died at 11:18 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born March 26, 1927, in Van Wert, the daughter of Erastus and Cora Bell (Anderson) Jenkins. On Aug. 18, 1943, she married Robert Eberle who preceded her in death Aug. 21, 1997.

She is survived by her children, Mark (Dawn M.) Eberle of Florida, Robin E. (Pamela S.) Eberle of Ottoville, Ohio, and Pamela J. (James) Black of Van Wert; grandchildren, Caleb Eberle, Mark Eberle, Mandy Rowe, Mallory Eberle, Robin Parr, James Black Jr., Robert Black, Amee Black Heppeard; 12 great-grandchildren, three sisters, Alberta Welker of Marietta, Ohio, Betty Lewis of Van Wert, and Jody Tindall of Van Wert. She was preceded in death by her sisters; Jessie Jenkins, Florine Ruskaup, Velma Geisman and brothers, Leo, Russell, Bob, Carroll, Roger Jenkins, and Albert Anderson.

Helen had been employed by Borden’s in Van Wert and Van Wert Manufacturing (Universal Lettering).

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at the graveside in Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Miller officiating. There will be no calling hours.

Preferred memorials are to the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

Funeral arrangements handled by Brickner Funeral Home. Condolences may be left on the website: www/ or emailed to: