Helen graduated from Abbyville High School in 1955, retired from Dillons Warehouse and was a member of Countryside Baptist Church, Hutchinson.
On June 12, 1955, she married Delbert ‘Bud’ Havercroft in Abbyville. Helen is survived by: husband of 64 years, Bud Havercroft of Hutchinson; daughters, Shannon Lewis of Marquette, Linda Thiessen of Sedgwick, Patty Morris and husband Greg of Wichita, Cindy Rowe and husband David of Newton; twin sister, Ellen Mitzner, sisters, Beulah VanHoose and husband Wiley, Marian Rank and husband Kenneth, all of Abbyville, and Vivian Ogburn of Hutchinson; brother, Edward Rush of Abbyville; sister-in-law, Janice Rush of Davenport, OK; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; brothers, Donald and wife Penny, Marvin Rush; sister-in-law, Lena Rush; and son-in-law, Brad Lewis.
Memorial service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2019, at Elliott Chapel, with Pastor Ron Kyker officiating. Her memorial book will be available to sign from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitation with family present will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Elliott Mortuary and Crematory. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Countryside Baptist Church, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501.