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Drews, Helen Johnson, 1890
    Died March 13, 1983

Helen Johnson was born November 19, 1890, in Big Rapids, Michigan. She married Chris Drews there in 1912; the couple moved to Albion in 1936. They had three daughters and one son.

For many years, Helen and her sister, Jennie Strong, owned South Eaton Street Grocery. She also worked for the Marshall Label and Tag Company.

Helen was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. At the time of her death on March 13, 1983, at the age of 92, she had thirteen grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Source: Albion Recorder, March 15, 1983

From: Albion AAUW. Some Notable Women of the Albion Area. Albion, Michigan: American Association of University Women. 1998.

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