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Helen C. (Griebel) Nahrwold passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center. She was born October 6, 1923, the daughter of Martin W. Griebel and Amanda J. Saalfrank of rural Hoagland, IN. On September 8, 1943, she married John H. Nahrwold at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. She was a member of St. Peter's Ladies Aid and an honorary director of the Maumee Valley Antique Steam & Gas Association. She is survived by children Brenda (Roger) Schuller, Carol Nahrwold, John M. (Deborah) Nahrwold, son-in-law Roger DeVaux, sister Marilyn (Ralph) Relue, sisters-in-law Ruth Griebel, Pauline Baatz, and Cheryl Baatz; grandchildren Mark (Renee) Schuller, Jonathan (Dawn) Schuller, Elisabeth (Beau) Rogers, Randall (Angela) DeVaux, Ryan DeVaux, Abigail (Kurt) Sitko, Katie (Mark) Hohenstein, John Z. (Britnee) Nahrwold, Jacob Nahrwold, Timothy Nahrwold, Owen Nahrwold; great-grandchildren Madison and Meghan DeVaux, Jonathan (JD), Olivia and Sophie Schuller, Alice, Jase and Deacon Rogers, Samuel, Henry and Evelyn Sitko, Alyssa and Alex Hohenstein, Bentley Nahrwold, John Wyatt and Madison Nahrwold, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband John; daughter Rhonda DeVaux; great-granddaughter Rose Schuller; sisters Mildred Hartmann, Dorothy Pace; brothers Albert, Harold, Alvin and Ervin Griebel. Helen became a tissue donor on Wednesday. Visitation at D.O. McComb & Sons Maplecrest Road on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00. Funeral Service at St. Peter's Lutheran Church 7710 E. State Blvd., Ft. Wayne, on Monday at 11:00 with calling one hour prior. Pastor Steven Ahlersmeyer officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Preferred memorials to St. Peter's Lutheran Church Building Fund or to the American Cancer Society. To sign the online guestbook please visit