Helen Marie Founds

Helen Marie Founds

Helen Marie Founds, 88, of Jacksonville, died of cancer on Saturday, Sept. 26. She was born on Dec. 29, 1920, in Lakeview, and grew up in Lakeview and Paisley. She attended U of O for 2 years. During WWII, she moved to San Francisco and drove Greyhound bus. After the war she married Edwin Founds. They moved to Medford in 1951 where Helen worked at Courtesy Chevrolet for many years, until her retirement in 1979.

They became very active in the Rogue Valley Pairs Chapter of the Good Sam Club, and enjoyed the campouts and traveling south to winter in Arizona.

She is survived by her son, Lee; daughter, Kris; and grandsons, Ian and Graham.

In lieu of flowers, cash or food donations to Access Food Share would be appreciated.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. at Perl Siskiyou in Medford.

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