Janice D. Helmuth / April 29, 1949-Feb. 14, 2010Published 10:25am Monday, February 15, 2010
Janice D. Helmuth, 60, of Dowagiac, passed away at 8:30 a.m. at her home on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010.
Janice’s life began on April 29, 1949, in Manila, Ark., the daughter of Mack and Lucille (Foster) Eubanks.
She was united in marriage to David Helmuth on Oct. 15, 1966.
Janice’s trust and faith in Jesus Christ were the true hallmark of her life.
She supported and partnered with her husband Pastor Dave Helmuth as they worked together to bring the Good News of Jesus Christ to so many people.
She was truly the matriarch of the Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Dowagiac, leading by example and by the Holy Spirit.
Janice was also a wonderful mother to her children, David (Jennifer) Helmuth, Tami (Brian) DeLong, Michelle (Eric) Charles and Casey (Sheila) Helmuth, all of Dowagiac.
A cherished daughter to her mother Lucille Eubanks, she was a loving grandmother to Brian David, Amanda and Dianna DeLong, Eric Lee, Paige, Mack and Wyatt Charles, Morgan, David Coy and Madison Helmuth and Jacob, Ethan and Allison Helmuth, a loving sister and friend to Joyce (Gerald) Bushnell and Doug Eubanks and incredible aunt to Marleigh and Heather Bushnell.
Janice went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, Feb. 14, 2010, at her home.
She is preceded in death by her father, Mack Eubanks.
Her family will gather with friends and loved ones on Tuesday from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Apostolic Lighthouse where her Home Going will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m.
She will be laid to rest in Mission Hills Cemetery following the service.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Apostolic Lighthouse Church.
Yazel and Clark Chapel is serving the family. Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Janice at www.yazel-clark.com.