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Helen Land

Helen Jean Land, 86, of El Dorado, died Feb. 18, 2009, at her home.

Born Oct. 24, 1922, in Hazel, S.D., she was the daughter of Walter G. and Vesta Iva (Cook) Burress.

She graduated from Galt High School and spent most of her life in Peabody. She was a CNA at Peabody Community Living Center.

Her parents, two brothers, a sister, and husband, Sherman Sprout, preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, Robert Sprout of Newton and Joe Garcia of Peabody; a daughter, Anita Bowen of Potwin; two sisters, Ruth Reimers of Kansas City, Mo., and Betty McCully of Linneus, Mo.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services were Saturday afternoon at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado.

Burial was Monday afternoon in Salem Cemetery, Gault, Mo.

A memorial fund has been established with Heartland Hospice of Wichita and may be made in care of the funeral home.

Last modified Feb. 26, 2009