Helen Wasso, 89 , of Dwight formerly of Chicago passed away on Friday afternoon, Aug. 16, 2013 at Heritage Health, Dwight.
She was born on June 16, 1924 in South Dakota to her full blooded Cherokee American Indian parents. She was raised an orphan. She attended high school and nurses training, and worked as a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago.
She is survived by her niece and nephew, Janet Jones and Del Wasso of Gardner.
Preceding her in death was her brother, John Wasso.
There are no services and cremation rites were accorded. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Romeoville, Ill.
Hager Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements www.hagermemorial.com