Helen M. Groves

Helen M. Groves, 81, of Fostoria, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo.

She was born Sept. 6, 1936, in Fostoria, to George C. and Pearl (Filhart) Nominee.

Helen is survived by her four children, Becky (Walter) Merrick of Fremont, Indiana, Cindy (Jim) Miller of Fostoria, Jeff Baker of Toledo and Julie (Rick) Hook of Fostoria; six grandchildren, Ben and Walter II Merrick, Christine and Elisha Miller, Jennifer Kleba and Stephanie Hook; 13 great-grandchildren; the third in birth order of 10 children, Helen is also survived by three sisters, Doris Isaac of Bloomville, Juanita (Marc) Eisler of Arizona and Janice Nominee of Fostoria; four brothers, Jim (Jan) Nomina of Fostoria, Norman (Sandi Thompson) Nominee of Arizona, Ronald (Penny) Nominee of Findlay and Joe (Lynda) Nominee of Arizona.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Betty (Kenny) Dayton and Sharon (Jim) Kleinhenz; an infant brother, George Nominee; and an infant son, Scottie Baker.

Helen worked as a waitress including at the Fostoria City Hospital kitchen for many years. She was very family-oriented and loved her own, as well as, all children.

Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, has been entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be considered to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.