St. Louis Cremation

Helen Englander

Helen Englander, 92, of St. Louis, passed away at 12:10pm Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at Bentley’s Extended Care, surrounded by her children.

  Helen was born October 28, 1926 to Bryan Taylor and Virgie Johnson.  She had 2 siblings, Cleo Spearman and Leonard Davis. Helen was previously married to Melvin Englander and to this union 2 children were born, Kurt and Melba.

  Helen graduated from Vashon High School and completed course study at Fran-Del School of Beauty Culture in 1963.  She received a Bachelor of Arts Diploma from the Institute of Cosmetology in 1967.  Helen was a beautician and owned a beauty parlor for many years.

  Helen enjoyed reading, movies, cooking programs, and traveling.  She was most happy flying to Rome, Italy to visit her daughter who lived there for many years.  She was a faithful member of many organizations.  Helen was a loving, caring and giving person to all who knew her and will be truly missed by all.

  Helen is survived by her son, Kurt (Janice), daughter, Melba, stepchildren, Michelle Mathis, Melvin (Lucy), Mark, grandson, Nicholas, step grandchildren Jordan, Carl (Kalyn), London, Royelle and numerous other relatives and special friends.

To those who helped in any way and a special word of thanks to Charles Campbell, Mark McConnell, Berta Baldwin, and Geraldine Tapp, please accept this acknowledgement as an expression of our deepest gratitude. 


  1. S. Johnson on February 14, 2019 at 12:57 pm

    My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Thanks to our Heavenly Father we have the hope of a resurrection. May you rely on him for comfort through prayer.
    2 Corinthians 1:3,4

  2. VLC on February 14, 2019 at 2:49 pm

    Please accept my expressions of sympathy. May you find comfort in knowing that others care. Be strengthened by the words of our Lord Jesus at John 5:28,29…There will be a resurrection.

  3. Lathea Morris on February 17, 2019 at 8:41 am

    To My Dear Aunt Helen,

    I will truly miss you. Especially the stories you shared about our family history; and, our discussions about politics. I have fantastic memories about our family and the wonderful times I had growing up around you. Some of my favorite times were when I was a kid and the fun we had over many holidays.
    Rest in Peace My Dear Aunt.

    I Love You!

  4. Gregory M Glore on February 17, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    My Condolence and prayers are being lifted for the family of Helen Englander. RiP

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