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Delta City Cemetery
Friday December 28th, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Interment following funeral service

Fillmore 1st & 4th Ward Chapel
Saturday December 29th, 2018

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Fillmore 1st & 4th Ward Chapel
Saturday December 29th, 2018
9:30am - 10:30am

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Fillmore 1st & 4th Ward Chapel
Saturday December 29th, 2018

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Helen Louise Winget Richey

Helen Louise Payne Winget Richey was born on October 12, 1927 in Fillmore, Utah to Hazel Hatton and William Clark Payne.  Helen passed away in Fillmore, Utah on the morning of December 20, 2018 due to illness incident to her 91 years of vivacious life.  Helen married Lono B. Winget in Ely, Nevada on September 2, 1947.  Their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple on March 2, 1963.  Together Lono and Helen had 5 children, Kay (died in infancy), Dennis, Michael, Vaun and Burke.  After the death of Lono, Helen met Darrell Richey while working in the Manti Temple.  They were married on July 13, 1993.

Helen was raised in Fillmore, Utah. She was a graduate of Millard High School, and a pillar in her community. Helen and Lono owned and operated the famous Winget’s Drive Inn and Eagles Nest at Millard High School until Lono’s death in 1987. Helen was an outstanding mother, grandmother, and was such to many in the community.  Helen was always there to help those around her and fix about anything she could.  She was a very independent woman and lived life to the absolute fullest.

Helen was a devout member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Over the years she served the Church in many capacities.  She served a mission at Cove Fort, Utah and was a Temple Ordinance Worker at the Manti Temple.  She loved to teach and share the gospel with anyone around her.  She taught so many by her example.

Family was so important to Helen and that is what she centered her life around.  She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren with all of her heart.  She also had many “adopted” family members that she loved as her own. Helen had many nick names, but the one she loved the most was Granny Goose. 

Helen is survived by her sons, Michael B. Winget, Vaun J. Winget, both of Fillmore and Burke V. Winget of Provo.  She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  She was proceeded in death by husbands; Lono B Winget and Darrel Richey, Daughter Kay Winget, Son Dennis L. Winget, Granddaughter April Winget, Great Granddaughter Abigail Mitchell, brothers; Donald Payne and Orton Payne and daughter in law Denise Winget.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 29th at 11:00 a.m. at the Fillmore 4th Ward Chapel (290 East 500 South Fillmore, Utah). Friends may call Friday December 28, 2018 6-8 P.M and prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 AM both at the Fillmore 4th Ward Chapel. Interment will be in the Fillmore City Cemetery under the care of Olpin Stevens Funeral Home. Online condolences can be expressed at www.olpinstevensfuneralhome.com

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Aunt Helen was my favorite! We used to stop years' ago at Wingets' Drive inwhere she and Uncle Lono always gave our kids' ice cream! Where did the years' go??? Seems' just yesterday, now our kids' are parents' and we are grandparents' and great grandparents! Aunt Helen just never seemed to age, she was always youthful and beautiful! Our hearts are breaking for her boys' Mike, Vaun and Burke, they all are so close to their sweet mother, her world centered around them and her grandchildren, Aunt Helen you will be missed so much, thanks for the unconditional love you gave to our family, we love you always, forever and even then. RIP Steve, Vi and family

Steve and Violet Payne Dec 30 2018 12:00 AM

A Designers Choice was sent on December 29, 2018

To Sweet Anunt Helen, Mike, Vaun, Burke & all Family- Sending Prayers for Peace, Comfort and beautiful memories to forever hold in your hearts. Love Tammie (Payne) Towner

Expression of Sympathy Dec 29 2018 12:00 AM

A Designers Choice was ordered on December 28, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Dec 28 2018 12:00 AM

Please add my condolences for your loss. We're going through the same thing this week. Heres to great memories your family made for everyone in Fillmore. I miss going for ice cream or a slushy - or both after swimming on a hot summer day. We have lost a beautiful soul to the heavens!

Jim Whicker Dec 27 2018 12:00 AM

Helen was always so kind to my mother. I'm so sorry for your loss.

Mary Lynn (Rowley) Done Dec 21 2018 12:00 AM

MaMa Winget was such a sweetheart to me. The families nickname for me was "brat" (fitting) and she still called me that till now. I loved that! She will be missed. She always carried herself with Class. I'll never forget her.

valerie anderson Dec 21 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen Richey

valerie anderson Dec 21 2018 12:00 AM

A RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent on December 21, 2018

Youre in our prayers Uncle Mike and family. Ryan, Shelley, Trent, Greyson, and Jim, Ella Seguine

Expression of Sympathy Dec 21 2018 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for you loss, Vaughn, Burke and Mike. I'm truly blessed to have the honor of caring for such a amazing lady.

Melanee Dec 20 2018 12:00 AM

A TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was ordered on December 20, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Dec 20 2018 12:00 AM

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