Leona C. Hellmich, 88, Greensburg, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at the Morning Breeze Health Campus in Greensburg.
Born, September 6, 1931 in Jennings County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Albert J. and Luvina M. (Hill) Daeger. Leona was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church both in Greensburg.
She was married to Robert J. Hellmich on August 25, 1956 in Jennings County and he preceded her in death on November 1, 2003. Leona and Bob raised five children on the family farm just north of Greensburg.
She is survived by four children, Fred J. (Bonita) Hellmich, Greensburg, Mary Lou (Ernie) Gauck, Greensburg, Dale A. (Renee) Hellmich, Greensburg, Marilyn A. (Jeff) Lecher, Greensburg; one brother, Albert F. (Marlene) Daeger, North Vernon; one sister, Bertha Haskamp, Greensburg; ten grandchildren, Paul (Carolyn) Hellmich, Caitlin (Bobby) Shane, Adam Hellmich, Angela (Kevin) Belter, Joseph (Ashley) Gauck, Craig (Abi) Hellmich, Evan Hellmich, Alex (Morgan) Hellmich. Tara (Luke) Mauer, Sean Lecher; six great grandchildren and two great grandchildren on the way.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Paul J. Hellmich; three brothers, Otto G. Daeger, Edmund J. Daeger, Bernard J. Daeger; two sisters, Rosemary Kreutzjans, Josephine Vogel. Due to the recent public health safety mandate of limited gatherings,