Helen L. Hove

May 20, 1924 - August 18, 2013
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Loving Mother and Grandmother

By-line: Loving Mother and GrandmotherHelen L. Hove, 89, of Belvidere, died Sunday, August 18, 2013 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center with her family at her side. Born May 20, 1924 in Belvidere; daughter of Carl and Emma (Hartman) Loudenbeck. Married Melvin Hove on May 25, 1945 in Capron; he died in 1997. Helen was a member of the Capron Lutheran Church and Women of the Moose including the Academy of Friendship. Survivors include her daughters Marilyn (Dennis) Culvey of Belvidere, Judy (Kim) Prentice of Denver, CO; grandchildren Christopher Culvey, Ryan (April) Culvey, Nicole, Megan, and Andrew Prentice; and great-grandchildren McKenzie, Brayden, and Addie Culvey, Alana and Teagan Culvey. Predeceased by her parents, husband Melvin; daughter Linda Hove; sisters Jennie Peters, Lois Dahlgren; brothers Henry, Lee, Elmer, and Joe Loudenbeck.

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Funeral service 11 AM, Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. Visitation 10 AM, Saturday, until time of service in the funeral home.


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Born: May 20, 1924
Died: August 18, 2013

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Larry & Nora Ohlsen posted on 8/20/13

Marilyn & family, so very sorry for the loss of your Mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


Marilyn and Bob Blake posted on 8/20/13

Marilyn and family,We are so sorry to read that your mother passed away. I know we are never ready to give them up. I know she will live in your hearts forever.


Wayne Mahan posted on 8/21/13

Marilyn and Judy,Seeing this brought back many memories of all our families activities together, so many years ago. Very sorry to read of your mothers passing, may God bless you and your families.


Ron and Gale Loudenbeck posted on 8/21/13

Marilyn and Judy - We are sorry to hear about Aunt Helen - she was a special lady! Our sincere sympathy.


Kathy Mechler posted on 8/22/13

Dear Marilyn & Family - Was so sorry to read of your Mom's passing. Keep your memories close until you meet again. With prayers and Deepest Sympathy - Kathy & Family