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Lynne Von Kanel
September 19, 1936  -  June 14, 2012


Lynne Von Kanel, 75, of West Helena, Arkansas passed away Thursday, June 14, 2012 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mrs. Von Kanel was born September 19, 1936 in Helena, Arkansas to the late Fay and Dorothy Cunningham Vanvalkenburgh. She received her Registered Nursing Degree from Phillips County Community College and worked with Dr. P. Vasudevan as well as nursing 20 years at the Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the P.E.O. Club.

Mrs. Von Kanel is survived by her husband Otto Paul Von Kanel, Jr. of West Helena; son, Otto Paul Von Kanel III of West Helena; two daughters, Debbi Brawley (Mike) of Edgemont, Arkansas and Julie Von Kanel of Westbrook, Connecticut; granddaughter, Rachel Ferguson, brother, Fay Vanvalkenburgh, Jr. (Marsha) of Conway, Arkansas and an aunt, Virginia Rice of Helena.

Memorial services for Lynne Von Kanel will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Helena. Father Benoit Mukamba CSSp will officiate. Rosary services will be 6 p.m. Monday at Roller-Citizens Funeral Home in West Helena with visitation immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 123 Columbia Street, Helena, AR. 72342; Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Slot 661, Little Rock, AR. 72202; or to the Central Arkansas Audubon Society, 3103 Imperial Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR. 72212.

Services will be directed by Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, West Helena (870) 572-2571.

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