EL PASO, Texas - Helen Mar Reno Kryk, 87, of El Paso, Texas, a former Salem, Ohio resident, died Friday morning, Dec.21, 2012 in El Paso.
She was born Jan. 27, 1925 in Alliance, Ohio, the daughter of the late Ross and Essie (Ritchey) Reno.
Helen worked in the payroll department at Strong Enamel for four years.
She was a former member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Salem and was a graduate of Damascus High School. She was a Salem area resident for 45 years before moving to North Carolina.
Her husband, John S. Kryk, whom she married Feb. 3, 1946, preceded her in death Aug. 18, 2004. A son, Jeffrey "Jeff" Kryk and a daughter, Vicki Kryk, also preceded Helen in death.
Survivors include a brother, Bruce (Mary) Reno of El Paso, Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grandview Cemetery with Pastor William Wilkins officiating. Burial will be at Grandview.
There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 291 South Broadway Ave., Salem, OH 44460.
Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.
This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family online at www.starkmemorial.com.