Helen Diane Toon

Chelsea, Michigan

At age 84, passed away on March 5, 2019. She was the daughter of Clayton and Eleanor (Tank) Gordon born on October 2, 1934, in Rogers City, Michigan. 

Helen enjoyed garage sales, state auctions and all auctions in general, crossword puzzles, going on walks, playing card games, board games, reading, and she liked watching T.V., most of all her Detroit Tigers. 

October 13, 1956, she married John L. Toon Sr., in Rogers City, MI.

Surviving are her children John Jr. (Linda) Toon, Karen (Butch) Donahoe, Roberta Lear, and Jim Toon; her grandchildren: Tonya, Jessica, Jeremiah, Ashley, Danielle, Christyna, Kelly, and Kayla; her great-grandchildren: Harper, August, Tinley, Blakeley, Claire, Lincoln, Carson, Emma, and Katie, and her brothers Paul Gordon and Tim Gordon, along with many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was preceded in death by her husband on January 5, 2017, and her siblings Barry Gordon, Kathy Kamyszek, and Jim Gordon. 

A gathering of family and friends will take place from the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home, Chelsea, on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 1-3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith in Action.

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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