Helen Marie (Olds) Mechling

December 22, 1937 ~ November 30, 2020 (age 82)

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Helen Marie (Olds) Mechling, 82 a resident of Argos, Indiana passed away Monday November 30, 2020 at 12:55 p.m. at Signature Health Care of Bremen, Indiana. On December 22, 1937 in Medaryville, Indiana she was born to Earl H. Olds and Clara (Hamilton) Olds. Helen lived in Argos after her marriage to Allen  In 1990 Allen and Helen moved to Michigan City, Indiana for 27 years, returning to the Argos community in 2017.

On July 14, 1956 in Tyner, Indiana she married Allen Gene Mechling Sr. together they shared the past 64 years.

Helen was a Housewife/Home Maker and she and Allen owned Mechling Catering.

She was a member of the Congregational Christian Church of Argos and Countryside Christian Church Michigan City, Indiana. Helen was a graduate of Grovertown High School with the class of 1954.

Helen is survived by her Husband – Allen Mechling of Argos, Indiana

Children - Allen Mechling II and wife Deb of Indianapolis, Indiana; Joyce E. Reese of Argos, Indiana; Nathan J. Mechling and wife Candie of Argos, Indiana; Thomas K. Mechling of Evansville, Indiana; Ruth A. Spencer and husband Cecil of Plymouth, Indiana

18 Grandchildren    16 Great Grandchildren

Sister – Amanda Lidgard of Boynton Beach, Florida

She is preceded in death by her Parents; 2 Great Grandchildren – Katie and Madi Jane; Brothers – Charlie Olds, Claude Olds, Carl Olds, and Richard Olds; Sisters – Marline Peddycord and Marcile Reeder-Swanson

Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Saturday December 5, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at  Jordan Cemetery, 11447 19th Road, Argos, Indiana with Rev. Justin Chambers of New Song Church, Plymouth, Indiana, burial to follow.


Memorial Contributions may be made to:  World Missionary Press, 19168 CR 146, New Paris, Indiana 46553


Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana


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Graveside Service
December 5, 2020

1:00 PM
Jordan Cemetery
11447 19th Road
Argos, IN 46501

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