Helen Brouse

Obituary for Helen Brouse

May 19, 1920 - September 7, 2020
Ashland, Ohio | Age 100

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister


Helen Brouse (nee Gallo), 100, of North Ridgeville, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 at Good Shepherd Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation in Ashland, Ohio with her loving family by her side. Helen was born May 19, 1920 in Elyria.
She graduated from Elyria High School, class of 1938. She was a longtime member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Elyria. She worked many jobs during her life's journey and retired from Northern Savings and Loan, where she made many friends.
Helen and Jack were quite the Polka couple and could be found gliding across many dance floors in the Cleveland area. Helen also enjoyed bowling in various leagues in the area. She was an exceptional cook and enjoyed baking Nut Rolls and many varieties of cookies, for which Helen became known as "Cookie" to all of us.
Mrs. Brouse is survived by her son, John of Nova and daughter, Karen (Benton) Jones of Tampa, Florida and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Jacob (2008); her parents, John and Sophie Gallo; her twin sister, Mildred Babington; sisters, Sophie Lesko and Mary Dean; brothers, John and Andy.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Busch Funeral and Cremation Services of Elyria. Pastor Julie Thoms officiated the graveside service. At the family request, all services were private. www.buschcares.com

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