Helen Loreane (Painter) Walburn

December 18, 1928 ~ December 16, 2020 (age 91)


Helen Loreane Walburn, age 91, of Centerville, passed away Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at Centerville Specialty Care.

Loreane was born on December 18, 1928 in Clay County, Missouri, the daughter of Jesse Oliver Painter and Rusetta Dean (Dixon) Painter.  In 1972, she was united in marriage to Howard Lamar Walburn in Clay County, Missouri.

Loreane and Howard enjoyed going to flea markets.  She was a hospital cook in northern Kansas City for a period of time, and helped on the farm with her husband.  Loreane loved playing cards, jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles.

Left to cherish Loreane’s memory are a niece, Nancy Perkins; and dear friends whom will miss her dearly.

Loreane was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Rusetta Painter; and her husband, Howard Walburn.

Per Helen’s wishes, cremation has been accorded.  There will be no services held at this time.  Lange Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted in caring for the Walburn family.   Condolences may be shared online at  

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