Helen Mildred Johnston Rude
Helen Mildred Johnston Rude finished her race and passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, surrounded by family.
Helen was born February 7, 1930, in Butte, MT, where she grew up. Helen spent most of her adult life in Southern CA. In 1994, she moved to Bellingham to be near her daughter and grandbaby.
She loved her family and grandchildren with her whole heart. Helen was a kind and loving woman. She loved going to church every Sunday. She passed her love for God on to her family and showed by example how to have faith in Jesus, her Savior. Helen loved much and was well loved.
Helen is survived by her four children and their spouses: Mike (Rose) Keel, Fran Keel, Angelique (Doug) Scarlett and Tim (Angie) Rude. Her grandchildren are David Keel; Joshua, Grant, Robin and Luke Scarlett; and Caroline, Calvin and Connor Rude. Her parents, Kenneth and Mildred Johnston, predeceased her.
Donations may be made to Calvary Chapel NW as a thank you to the pastor and congregation for loving her unconditionally and helping her grow in her Christian faith.