Services for Helena
"Helen" Lilly, 71, of Parma, who died Sunday, April 13, at
home of cancer, will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, at the Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Parma.
Pastor Grant Francis of Parma's
will officiate. Mrs.
Lilly, a homemaker, was born May 17, 1914, at
Wis. to Carl Richard and Paulina
Adolphina Schacht, the sixth of 10 children.
She was educated at
the Mud Lake School near her home and graduated in May
later moved to Walker Valley, Wash., with her family.
She married Robert J.
Basford July 5, 1940.
She worked for several years as a waitress for Fred
Harvey restaurants in Arizona,
New Mexico and California.
She married Carl
Edward Lilly July 19, 1946.
They made their
home in Parma, where she had since
and her husband owned and operated the Parma Ice Co. for
several years until his death Aug. 20, 1968.
She was a member of
the Trinity Lutheran
Church in Parma.
She was an avid rockhound and gardener.
She is survived by
two sons, Douglas Basford of Salmon and John Lilly of
Parma ; two sisters, Wanda Peternel of
Phoenix, Ariz., and Lydia Todd of Gallup, N.M.; four brothers, Paul
Schacht of Zillah,
Wash., James and Leonard Schacht of
Mount Vernon, Wash., and Arthur Mitchell of Seattle; four grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Albert Schacht;
and a sister, Hermina "Patsy" Reinard.
Memorials may be
made to the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Parma; the Hospice Program at West Valley Medical Center,
Caldwell; or to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, Boise,
all in care of the Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386,
Friends may call today from 5-9 p.m. at the Dakan chapel.