Helen Kidwell

  • Born: July 16, 1928
  • Died: October 14, 2021
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Singleton & St. Pierre Funeral & Cremation Services

7602 Madison Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227

Tel. (317) 882-0771

Tribute & Message From The Family


Helen Marie Kidwell age 93 of Indianapolis passed away on October 14, 2021. Helen was born on July 16, 1928 in Jennings County ,Indiana, the daughter of the late Herman and Lura Foist. She married Wesley G. Kidwell on February 22, 1952. He preceded her in death on December 5, 2009. Helen owned and operated Kidwell Auto Electric Company, Inc. until its closing in 2004. Helen was an avid bowler, a member of Indy USBC serving on the board of directors. She was inducted into the Indianapolis Bowling Hall of Fame, a recipient of the Senior Grand Duchess Award and competed in many city and state bowling tournaments. Her greatest achievement was competing in 51 National Tournaments. She was an Indianapolis Colts season ticket holder for 35 years and enjoyed watching the Indiana Pacers. Helen is survived by her daughters, Beverly Wright of Shirley, IN, Jill Burris (David) of Greenwood, IN, Linda Kidwell of Indianapolis, IN , two step daughters; Virginia Thorpe of Lebanon, MO and Margene Janzen (Steve) of Redwood City, CA. 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents and her husband, Helen was preceded in death by two brothers, one sister and a grandson and a son in law. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 11 AM until 1 PM at Singleton & St. Pierre Funereal & Cremation Services, 7602 Madison Ave. Indianapolis, IN. With a service immediately following at 1 PM. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Murat Shrine Transportation Fund c/o Murat Shrine Temple 510 N. New Jersey Street Indianapolis, IN 46204 Singleton & St. Pierre Funeral & Cremation Services are honored to be handling the arrangements.