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Helen L. Goldston

September 2, 1929 — March 16, 2018

Helen L. Goldston, 88, passed away peacefully Friday, Mar. 16, 2018 surrounded by her children after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was born Sep. 2, 1929 to Arthur and Arna (Nelson) Althaus in Turon, KS. 

In 1947, Helen married J.W. (Jay) Goldston, and together they raised 7 children in the Wichita area, finally settling near Maize for over 30 years. Helen worked alongside Jay in the electrical contracting business, running Superior Electric until Jay’s retirement. The two were well-known in the Wichita business community, forming many lasting friendships with fellow tradesmen. 

After losing Jay in 1995, Helen moved to Andover, Kansas where she became known as the Andover Egg Lady, selling her son Randy’s eggs from her home. Her door was open to anyone, and she became friends with her egg customers, neighbors, and area residents.

Helen was a devoted and loving mother. She was very proud of her family and had a wonderful gift for gathering many into her extended family; a stranger to none. She had no boundaries when it came to the people about whom she cared; she treated them all as sons, daughters, and grandchildren. Helen was known for her feisty spirit and sense of humor which never faltered even in the hardest of times. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, J.W.; sons, James William "Dub" and Thomas (Barbara); and  step-daughter, Gloria Garrison.  Helen is survived by her children, Michael (Crystal), Gwendolyn, Randall (Dennis), Gaylen (Linda), and Lora (Jennifer) Goldston; step-children, Glenda Brashear and James Lee Goldston; sisters, Vada Reiser and Jane Nickels; and numerous grandchildren. 

Visitation: Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2018, from 1 to 8 pm with family present between 5 & 7 pm.  Funeral: 10 am, Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018; both at Reflection Pointe Funeral Home, 3201 S. Webb Rd., Wichita, KS 67210.  Private family interment to follow at Neola Cemetery near Turon, KS on Thursday morning.

The Goldston Family is requesting that memorial contributions be sent to the Amedisys Foundation, 250 West Douglas, Suite 110, Wichita, KS 67202 or Covenant Care, 14422 Twinlake Drive, Wichita, KS 67230 for the love and devotion shown to Helen during her illness.  We would especially like to thank Lucia Hernandez, Sonya Burnes, and Beka Nash at Amedisys for the compassionate and tender care they provided to Mom on her journey.

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

1:00 - 8:00pm

Reflection Pointe Funeral & Cremation Services

3201 S Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67210

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

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3201 S Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67210

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