Helen Ann Clonts of Sullivan, Missouri was born on October 5, 1927 in Bourbon, Missouri to William and Luella (Bryan) Roosmann and passed away on Sunday January 13, 2019 at the age of 91 years.
As a young lady, Helen worked on her family’s dairy farm in Bourbon, Missouri and then later at Paramount Cap Factory, also in Bourbon, Missouri.
She married Charles E. Clonts Sr. on Christmas Eve December 24, 1947. Charles and Helen celebrated 59 years of marriage before his death in 2006.
Helen loved to spend time with family and travel both home and abroad. She also loved music, dancing, making family photo albums, playing cards and going to Tunica, Mississippi.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Sr.; daughter, Debra Clonts Eye; her parents, William Roosmann and Luella (Bryan) Doyle; grandson, John Charles Eye; one brother, Bill Roosmann; and three sisters, Wilma Smale, Maxine Key and Dorothy Long.
She is survived by three children, Linda Klouzek and husband Dean of Linn, Missouri, Teresa Clonts and Barb Brinkmeyer of Eureka, Missouri and Charles E. Clonts Jr. and wife Linda of Sullivan, Missouri; eight grandchildren, Joe Eye and wife TeAnn of Sullivan, Missouri, Perry Klouzek and wife Naomi of Linn, Missouri, Jim Klouzek and wife Tammy of Linn, Missouri, Lacy Klouzek Williams and husband Ian of St. Clair, Missouri, Nick Klouzek and wife Brandy of Linn, Missouri, Abbie Clonts of Sullivan Missouri, Mollie Fancher and husband Brian of Cuba, Missouri and Charles “Chad” Clonts III of Sullivan, Missouri; two step grandchildren, Kristin Clonts and husband Corey of Sullivan, Missouri and Briana Perry and husband Brad of Sullivan, Missouri; one brother, George Roosmann and wife Bonnie of Farmington, Missouri; 20 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, Missouri.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Father Paul E. Telken officiating.
Burial followed in the I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery in Sullivan, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan and Bourbon, Missouri.