Helen Ladene Omstead


On Monday, May 13, 2019, Helen Ladene Omstead passed away at the age of 85.

Helen was born January 26, 1934 in Bethany, Missouri to Clyde and Katie (Burns) Sweeten. On November 14, 1953 she married Keith Eugene Omstead. They raised four daughters, Roxanna (Bob Shafer) Crawford of Cedar Falls, IA, Dianna Haurum of Reinbeck, IA, LuAnn (Kevin) Utterback of Oskaloosa, IA, and Suzanna Omstead of Waterloo, IA.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the First Assembly of God Church in Oskaloosa on May 31, 2019 at 10:30 am. A private family burial will be held at Friends Cemetery in Oskaloosa following the church luncheon.

Helen is survived by her four daughters; grandchildren Stacey (Russ) Crandall, Katie (Steven) Hacker, and Heather (Aaron Mangan) Haurum; great-grandchildren Kayden Kirton, Molly Crandall, and Charlie Crandall; and many step-grandchildren and great grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made in honor of Helen to her beloved church, the First Assembly of God in Oskaloosa.
Published on May 23, 2019
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4 posts

Deb (Smith) Lang
May 26, 2019
Girls, I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Prayers to all of you and your families. 🙏
Deb (Smith) Lang
May 26, 2019
Girls, I'm so sorry to hear about your mom passing. Prayers to you and your families. 🙏
Sandy Hildebrand
May 26, 2019
I have many memories of Helen growing up across the street from me. One was she was always walking "Lady" alot. So sorry for your loss!💗
Denise (Perry) Pinckney
May 26, 2019
So sorry for your loss.