Sponsored obituary: Helen M. Perrin
Helen M. Perrin passed away peacefully, February 15, at her home in Paulina, Oregon, after a long battle with diabetes. She was 80 years old.
Helen was born September 10, 1925 to Andrew and Loretta Morandi. She attended Mount Saint Mary’s, Forest Springs School, and graduated brom Grass Valley high
school in 1943. After graduation, she attended business courses at Standord University. During WWII, she worked for Selective Services in Sacramento.
She married George Perrin in 1946. They had met as second graders at Forest Springs School. They moved back to Grass Valley in 1948, and raised two children, Vern and Sandy. She worked for the telephone company as an operator and in the service dept. She later worked for Larkin Tax Service, and the Hills Flat Lumber office.
In 1976, she and George, set off on an adventure to ranch in Paulina, Oregon. Helen worked for several years in the Paulina School as a secretary and librarian. She loved gardening, cooking sewing, and could do anything she set her mind to do. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness Church in Prineville, Oregon.
She is survived by her husband, George of Paulina, OR; a son and daughter-in-law, Vern and Diana Perrin of Orangevale; a daughter, Sandra Perrin Blake of Grass Valley; a grand daughter and husband, Natalile and Jesse Robertson, and three great grandchildren, Brianna, Machenzie and Ashton of Sacramento; a sister, Millie Graham of Nevada City; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was pre-deceased by her parents Andrew and Loretta Morandi, and her two youngest sisters, Jeannie and Peggy, whom she now joins at rest.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, or to the charity of your choice, in memory of Helen Perrin.
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