OTTAWA - Helen Bernice Buescher McKean, age 85, of Fairview, Texas, passed away Nov. 9, 2013. Helen was born March 15, 1928, in Ottawa, Ohio, to Fredrick and Clara (Diemer) Buescher. She was a sales manager in the packaging industry. Helen was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen, Texas.

She is survived by her husband, William C. McKean of Fairview, Texas; children, Judith Jay Shelton of Tampa, Florida, Carol Jean Armstrong of Savannah, Georgia, William Blaine McKean of Ft. Worth, Texas, Anne Michaelin Hill of Tampa, Florida, Libby Ellen Mountford and husband, Walt of Dallas, Texas, and Kristen Alane Bell of Denton, Texas; eighteen grandchildren; and ten great-granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents and five siblings.