Helen E. Harper

Helen E. Harper, 93, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.

Mrs. Harper was a cosmetologist for 35 years, retiring in 1986.

She was born in Huntington to Omer F. and Tressa A. Waltz. She married Ernest R. Harper, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Pat Allen Harper; one grandchild; two stepgrandchildren; one great-grandchild; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, Fort Wayne. A service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 2 p.m.