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Helen Victoria Marie Bailey

February 28, 1926 ~ August 2, 2022 (age 96)

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Helen Victoria Marie Bailey, 96

A very beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, Helen Victoria Bailey, 96, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away August 2, 2022 at her home of Kellogg.  She was born February 28, 1926 in Harrison, Idaho; Helen was the daughter of Sam and Carmelina (Mafafio) Sciuchetti.

Helen has lived in the Silver Valley all of her life.  She attended and graduated from the Kellogg High School in 1945.

Helen had worked at the Wardner Hospital of Kellogg for two and half years, before her marriage to Claude A. Bailey on June 22, 1945 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho.  She then became a homemaker.

Helen was a member of the Birthday Club, a member of the Grandmothers Club and had held the honor of “Grandmother of the Year”, she was also a member of the Silver Valley Worship Center of Smelterville and the Card Party.

Helen loved and enjoyed her family, traveling, playing cards especially pinochle, bingo, aggravation, cooking and going to camp up the river.

Helen is survived by her four children Eddie Bailey (Janice) of Kellogg, Claudia Howe (Ed) of Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho, LeRoy Bailey (Betty) of Pinehurst, Idaho and Mary Lou Babb (Richard Thompson) of Spokane, Washington; twelve grandchildren, twenty-six great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren; she is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Claude, three brothers John, Louie and Fred Sciuchetti, six sisters Mary Goslar, Jean Stowe, Rose Marcolin, Betty Howard, Margie Burrel, May Vidmar and also two infant sisters, two children Judy and Jimmy.

A Celebration of Helen’s Life will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the Silver Valley Worship Center of Smelterville; a reception/luncheon will be held at the Church Fellowship Hall following services; everyone is welcome.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to Auburn Crest Hospice, 1221 W. Ironwood Dr., Suite 102, Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho 83814.

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Celebration of Life
August 13, 2022

11:00 AM
Silver Valley Worship Center, Smelterville

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