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Helen Newton


Helen R. Newton, 92, LaGrange, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange. 

    She was born February 1, 1918, in South Bend, Ind., to Alexander and Thresa (Foldesi) Selcki. 

    She married Virgil Newton.  She retired from South Bend Screw Products in 1987.  She was a member of Liberty Drive Church in Mishawaka. 

    Surviving are two granddaughters, Kimberly and William Raley, Shipshewana, and Billie Joo Gilmore, Intervess, Fla.; one grandson, Richard Bush, Niles, Mich.; nine great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. 

    She was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Caitlyn. 

    There will be no visitation or services at this time. 

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.