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Helen J. Mangan

November 12, 1938 - July 5, 2018

At Helen’s request no services will be held. Memorial contributions in Helen’s memory may be made to the YWCA of Kalamazoo, c/o the funeral home.

Age 79, passed away at Borgess Medical Center on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Helen was born in Grayson, California on November 12, 1938, the youngest of nine children to the late Marvin and Jessie (Lambert) Tyler. She was an avid bowler and bingo player and enjoyed traveling and bird watching. Helen loved to cook and entertain people at her home. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, Denise Cadwell, Roger (Mary) Cadwell and Scott Mangan; grandchildren, James (Christy) Cadwell, Vandi Oropeza, Jesse Cadwell, Rachel Lewis, Samantha (Alex) McCarty and Alexandra Mangan; great-grandchildren, Haily and Payge Buchannan, Pyper and Lilly East, Michael Devore, Cassidy, Hunter and Jaelyn Cadwell and Mia Lewis; sister, Shirley Stepp and many nieces and nephews. Helen was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.