Helen Marie Reibin, age 80, passed away on Dec. 23, 2017, at her residence in Sonora.

Helen was born Nov. 19, 1937, in Sonora.

She enjoyed genealogy, reading, crocheting and gardening. Helen was a member of Tuolumne County Genealogical Society and Tuolumne County Historical Society.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, John Reibin; son, Bill Reibin; sister, JoAnn Sovereign and brother, Phil Sovereign.

Helen is survived by her sons, John and Glenn (Lisa) Reibin; grandsons, Matthew (Erin), Brad (Kati), Jacob, Jared (Marissa), Cole and Taylor Reibin; great grandchildren, Jessica, Hailey, Grace, Ella, Ava, Calli, and Jackson Reibin; sister, Melody Merchant; sisters-in-law: Ramona Sovereign and Cynthia Keefe.

At her request, cremation is planned and private family graveside services will be held.
Inurnment will be at Mt. Shadow Cemetery in Sonora,

Donations may be made in Helen’s name to Adventist Health Hospice (Hospice for the Sierra).

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