Helen Louise Tedder Levi, 86, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2023, at her home in Tempe, Arizona surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 22, 1936, in Panama, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ralph T. Tedder and Geraldine Alice Lamb.
Helen met and fell in love with her husband R. Duane Levi in Cashion, Arizona and they were married for 70 years.
She loved her family. Her children and grandchildren were her pride and joy. She was always there for all of them in times of need and attended all the important events in their lives.
She loved to have fun and was always interested in trying new things. She enjoyed music, playing games and going to lunch with her friends. She had a passion for bowling and played in a league for many years, well into her 80’s.
She was strong in her faith in Jesus Christ and served continually throughout her life in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Helen is survived by her husband, R. Duane Levi; her children Karrilyn Wilson (Kerry), Inagean Anderson (Craig), Mark Levi (Donna), Hugh Levi (Jamie), Ryan Levi (Lora), Luellen Neal (Terry), Aaron Levi (Teri); 35 grandchildren and 74 great grandchildren; her sister Dianna Liuzzo and her brother Bill Tedder.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters Dorathy Loy, Ramona Hedgepeth, two brothers Gerald Tedder, Bob Tedder and granddaughter Shawna Levi.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1221 W. Howe Street, Tempe, Arizona 85281 with a visitation at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow the services at the Gilbert Memorial Park Cemetery, 2100 E. Queen Creek Road, Gilbert, Arizona 85297.
For the convenience of those who are unable to attend, the services will be broadcast on the following link beginning at 10:50 a.m., MST