Helen Joan Schenkel Deemer, 89, of Bradenton, Florida was promoted to heaven October 26, 2021. Born in Huntington, IN. on September 11, 1932. A loving wife, mother, nurse and foster parent to 100 plus children. Survived by children; Lynette (Elmer) Rimer, Tom (Janet), Tim (Kathy), Tricia (Michael) Hostetler, daughter in-law Donna Sue, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, sister-in-law Ruth Ann (Larry) Berryhill and sister-in-law Mary Lou Larkey. Preceded by husband, Richard E. Deemer Sr., sons Richard E. Deemer Jr. and Terry L. Deemer, parents Harry and Clella Schenkel, siblings, Katherine Hart, Carolyn Hart, Donna Katynsky, Evelyn Schenkel and Harry J. Schenkel. A private Memorial will be held at a later date.