Helen Dolores Mehelic, 84, of Granite City, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at her home.
She was born Oct. 15, 1930, in Cumberland City, Tenn., a daughter of the late William Brittain and Beatrice (Brown) Gann.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Martin Mehelic, who passed away Jan. 19, 2014; a son, Edwin A. Mehelic; and two brothers, Lloyd and Leon Gann.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Janice and Edward Settlemoir of Granite City; daughter-in-law, Barbara Mehelic of Granite City; three grandchildren, Michael Settlemoir of Granite City, Jordan Settlemoir of Granite City and Emily Rapp of St. Louis; a stepgrandson, Jason Krause; two sisters, Lessie Odland and Judy Flowers, both of Arizona; other extended family and friends.
In celebration of her life, private family services will be held at Irwin Chapel in Granite City. Memorials may be made to Gateway Hospice and may be accepted at the funeral home, www.irwinchapel.com.