Helen June Weiershauser
Helen June Weiershauser, 87, died at her son’s home in Mt. Pleasant, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. The Rev. Dan Schoepf of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.
She was born on June 1, 1926, in Muscatine, and was adopted by William L. and Eva Stineman West. She married Robert Weiershauser on June 24, 1946.
She was a charter member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Muscatine. She taught Sunday School and sponsored an evening youth group for teens. She was a member of the Calvary women’s choir known as “the Grace Notes.”
She began working for the Muscatine Journal in 1963. She has been the recipient of awards from the Iowa Newspaper Association, Iowa Associated Press, Iowa Press Women and National Press Women. She retired from the Muscatine Journal on June 3, 1991.
She is survived by her husband; and her son, William of Mt. Pleasant.
She was preceded in death by her parents.