Helen M. (Cook) Mumford

August 31, 1932 ~ October 29, 2020 (age 88)


Helen M. Mumford, age 88, of Litchfield, Ohio passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2020.

Helen was born on August 31, 1932 in Lodi, Ohio to the late Ivory and Orma (nee Lamp) Cook.  She has been a lifelong resident of Medina County.

Helen and her late husband Don owned and operated the D & H Restaurant in Litchfield on the circle for over 40 years. Helen retired from the restaurant in 1995, but continued operating the Mumford Sports Shop for several years longer.   She was very involved her community giving back through her time and donations of love. Helen was a member of the Medina Moose Lodge.

Helen was noted for her cooking and baking and she enjoyed fishing and boating with family and friends.

Helen will be greatly missed by her family and numerous friends who were fortunate to had known and loved her.

Survived by a daughter Deena (Robert) Broadsword, grandchildren

Robert Jr. (Heather) Broadsword and Lisa (Dean) Hadjiosmanof, great grandchildren Mathew, Robbie, Austin, Amber, Taylor, Austin, Zach, Tyler, Paul and Taylor.  Great great grandchildren, Giovanna, Braelyn and William.  A sister Isabelle Robertson.

Preceded in death by her husband Donald Mumford, 1995, brothers Clarence, Clyde and Francis Cook, sisters, Mary Ash and Alice James.

There will be calling hours 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at the Bauer Funeral Home 208 Columbia Road Valley City. Please pay your respects to the family by kindly passing through and exiting. We ask guests to wear masks and to respect social distancing.

Private family funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, followed by a Graveside Service at Litchfield Cemetery at Noon where friends and family are welcome.

There will be a gathering of friends and family following the burial at Litchfield Town Hall.


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November 2, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bauer Funeral Home
2089 Columbia Road
Valley City, OH 44280

Graveside Service
November 3, 2020

12:00 PM
Litchfield Cemetery, Norwalk Road

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