Buhler - Helena Faye Riley, 83, passed away October 9, 2018, at Buhler Sunshine Meadows, Buhler, Kansas. She was born on December 11, 1934, in Blackwell, Oklahoma, the daughter of Hillary and Leona Stanley. She was a dedicated homemaker.

Helena Faye Riley
Buhler - Helena Faye Riley, 83, passed away October 9, 2018, at Buhler Sunshine Meadows, Buhler, Kansas. She was born on December 11, 1934, in Blackwell, Oklahoma, the daughter of Hillary and Leona Stanley. She was a dedicated homemaker.
On January 24, 1956, she married Carl L. Riley and they were blessed with three sons, Russell, Glenn and John. They moved from Blackwell, Oklahoma to Hutchinson, Kansas in the mid 1970's.
She enjoyed quilting, growing plants and flowers. She was an extremely good cook, and was a self taught and fabulous accordion player.
Survivors include: two sons, John and his wife, Pam of McPherson and Glenn, of Hutchinson; five grandchildren and two step grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and three step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by: her husband, parents; one son, Russell Riley; one sister, Reba Lee Timmons; one step sister, Georgina Ritchie.
A gathering for family and friends will be held Monday, October 15, 2018, from 3-6 p.m. at Old Mission " Heritage Funeral Home, 528 N. Main, Hutchinson, Kansas.
A celebration of life will take place Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fairlawn Burial Park, Hutchinson, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Dillon Nature Center and left in care of the funeral home.