Helen Benzel Eich
April 21, 2021 | View PDF
Helen Benzel Eich of Sparks, Nev., was born October 30, 1928 and passed on April 9, 2021 peacefully at home.
She was born to Carl D. and Mollie Benzel of Sidney, Nebraska. Helen was one of 14 children. She married Paul Eich in 1945.
They had four children and were married for 65 years.
Helen was preceded in death by husband Paul Eich, both parents, three sisters, and three brothers. She is survived by daughters Paulette (Randy) Thomas of Reno, Sandy (Robert) Johnson of Reno, Terri (Dan) Linton of California, son Steve (Donna) Eich of Idaho, 8 Grandchildren, seven Great-Grandchildren, six sisters, one brother, several nieces and nephews.
Her final request was no funeral service or celebration of life.
No flowers please. Donations instead in her name to St. Jude’s Children's research center.