Helen M. Farnan
Helen Marie Farnan, age 85, of Cameron, MO, passed away March 7, 2021. She was born June 21, 1935, in Maryville, to Lester and Marie (Eickholt) Gaume.
Helen was a graduate of Hamilton High School. On Sept. 3, 1956, Helen was united in marriage to John Philip Farnan at Sacred Heart Church in Hamilton. She worked many years at Leibrandt Jewelry, until retiring. Helen was a member of St. Munchin Catholic Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John P. Farnan; son-in-law, Randy Olmstead; brothers, John R. Gaume and Joseph L. Gaume, who died in infancy. Survivors include her children, Kenneth (Lynna) Farnan of Overland Park, KS, Sheila Olmstead of Huntington Beach, CA, and Alicia French of Cameron; five grandchildren, Alan Farnan, Matthew Olmstead, Ashlee Munoz, Derek French and Kaitlyn Farnan; and great-grandchildren, Jacobi Munoz, Amya Munoz, Asher Munoz, Jace Munoz and Owen French.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, March 15, at St. Munchin Catholic Church in Cameron. A Rosary will be held at 6:00 p.m., Sunday evening, March 14, with visitation following from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery in Hamilton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Munchin Catholic Church and/or Camp Quality Northwest Missouri. In continuing to take precautions, the family asks that masks be worn and social distancing be observed. Online condolences may be left at www.polandthompson.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Poland-Thompson Funeral Home in Cameron.