Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ Helga Rich, 82, of Wooster passed away on Monday, March 28, 2022 at her home.
She was born June 25, 1939 in Bayreuth, Germany the daughter of Erich and Hedwig Haberl Sollner. She married Paul William Rich on February 14, 1957.   He survives.
Helga and her husband, Bill, were former co-owners of the St. Paul Hotel and Bill ™s Lawn Service and she had also owned The Country Candy Store.   She enjoyed going to Casinos, Playing Bingo, Doll Collecting and Hummel Figurine Collecting.   Helga also enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians and The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Bill, are her children Michael (Paula) Rich, Ricky Rich and Steve Rich all of Wooster; grandchildren Melissa Rich, Aaron Rich, Jarrod Rich and Brandon Rich; great-grandchildren Kaiden Miller and Zain Phipps and a brother-in-law Tom (Vicki) Rich.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Gitta.
Friends will be received on Friday, April 1, 2022 from 5-7:00 p.m. followed immediately at 7:00 p.m. with a memorial service at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio ™s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions
Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691

Memorial service Friday, April 1, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home

Friday, April 1, 2022 from 5-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home


  1. So sorry to hear of Helga’s passing. I know you will all miss her very much. She was a hard working lady from what I understand.

  2. We are so very sorry for your loss. Helga was a gem of a person, and easy to love.
    May God bless all of her family and friends with peace at this difficult time.

  3. Rick and family, We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your loved one. All of you are in our prayers and may God grant you peace and comfort at this most difficult time since only God has the power to do that.


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