Oâ€™Grady, Helen M. (Mayes), 83, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and former teacher for USD 259, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012.
Services are being held in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Glick Family Funeral Home. Gravesite services will be following at the Boca Raton Cemetery.
Helen was born January 27, 1929 in New York, New York, the second child of two children to Joseph and Margaret (Flynn) Oâ€™Grady. They have all preceded her in death. Helen was a teacher at McCollum Elementary, Jesse Hunter Black Elementary and Hadley Junior High School all of Wichita, KS. Her love of games and children kept her active. She was involved in the American Business Womenâ€™s Association (ABWA), American Association University Women (AAUW) and Radio Emergency Associated Communications Team (REACT). She enjoyed swimming every morning at the YMCA, reading and playing bridge with the girls.
Survivors: sons, Ronald Oâ€™ (Gaynelle) Mayes of Andover, KS; Daniel Mayes of Boca Raton, FL; Thomas (Sandra) Mayes of Boynton Beach, FL. Daughters: Kathleen (Ken) Osterbuhr and Stephanie (Steve) Chambers both of Derby, KS. Grandchildren: Michael (Hayley) Mayes of Wichita, KS; Michelle (Nathen) Hornecker of Wichita,KS; Kevin (Tonya) Osterbuhr of Wichita, KS; Kelsi Osterbuhr of Derby, KS; Ciara and Sean Chambers of Derby, KS and Lukas (Anna) Smith of Boynton Beach, FL, and great grand-children: Katlyn & Zean Osterbuhr, Payton, Hunter, & Vanessa Smith, Jordan & James Hornecker, and Liam & Skyler Mayes.
A Memorial has been established with the American Heart Association. https://donate.americanheart.org/
Condolences may be offered at www.glickfamilyfuneralhome.com