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Bernice Helenhouse Cannon

July 6, 1933 April 28, 2019
Bernice Helenhouse Cannon
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Obituary for Bernice Helenhouse Cannon

Bernice Cannon, 85, formerly of Ottawa died on Sunday, April 28, at Legacy House Hospice in Ocala, Florida.  Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, in the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa with the Rev. Cheri Stewart, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Ottawa, officiating.  Burial will be on Tuesday, May 7, at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday. 

Bernice was born in Will County to Alfred and Paula (Modery) Heisner.  She was employed for many years at Pepperidge Farm in Downers Grove.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Ottawa. 

She is survived by one daughter Donna (Claudell) Johnson, of Gainsville, FL, 4 sons, Paul (Penny) Helenhouse, of Plainfield, Patrick (Nan) Helenhouse, of Humble, TX, Dennis (Nanette) Helenhouse, of Kodiak, Alaska, and James (Colleen) Helenhouse, of Glen Ellyn, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Donald Helenhouse, Howard Cannon, and Valentine Polancic, a son, John Helenhouse, and two brothers, Jack and Oscar Heisner.

Memorials may be directed to National Down Syndrome Society. 

You may sign the online guestbook and share remembrances at www.MuellerFH.com. Mueller Funeral Home and Crematory 800 First Avenue, Ottawa, IL 61350   815-434-4433


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

4

May

1:00 PM 5/4/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5/4/2019 2:00:00 PM
Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa

800 First Avenue
Ottawa, IL 61350

Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa
800 First Avenue Ottawa 61350 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

4

May

2:00 PM 5/4/2019 2:00:00 PM
Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa

800 First Avenue
Ottawa, IL 61350

Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa
800 First Avenue Ottawa 61350 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Final Resting Place

20953 W. Hoff Rd.
Elwood, IL 60421

20953 W. Hoff Rd. Elwood 60421 IL
United States
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