Remembered for her works of art

Helen Grace Riffel, 98, of Laurie, MO, formerly of Kansas City, KS, died Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Laurie, MO. 

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m.  Tuesday, June 11, 2013. 

Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m.  prior to the service at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Immanuel Baptist Church, Kansas City, KS. 

Helen was born March 19, 1915, in Woodbine, KS to Robert and Lavina McCoy.  She married Leo Riffel June 29, 1937 in Wichita, KS. 

She was a homemaker, cub scout leader and was very talented and creative in needle works and will always be remembered through all of her beautiful works of art. 

Helen is survived by two sons, Michael Riffel and wife Luanne, Camdenton, MO and Douglas Riffel, Sunrise Beach, MO, 2 grandsons, Bradley Riffel and wife Debby, Kansas City, MO and Blair Riffel and wife Sara, Omaha, NE, and one great granddaughter, Janey, Kansas City, MO. .  

Condolences may be expressed at:  Arrangements:  Porter Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS (913) 621-6400