Helen E. Berghoff Nix, 96, of Fort Wayne, died on April 4, 2023 at her home. Born November 30, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Herman and Alice Berghoff the wife of the late Zeno J. Nix. She graduated from Central Catholic High School. She relished her life as a wife, mother and homemaker. She thoroughly enjoyed family gatherings and visits from her family. Helen was a member of Precious Blood’s Rosary Society and Resurrection Choir. Many benefitted from the rosaries she made and donated.
She is survived by her children, Barbara (Michael) Roberts, Stephen (Tanya) Nix, Philip (Kathie) Nix, Jeffrey Nix, Marilyn Nix, Sarah Didier, Gerald (Barb) Nix, and Mary (Scott) Wertz; sister Carol Coffaro; 18 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by siblings, Anthony, Paul, Thomas, Bernard, Gustave, and Robert Berghoff, Alice Devine, and Mary Cambre, daughter-in-law Elena Nix and grandchild Josh Wertz. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m. on Monday, April 10, 2023 at Queen of Angels, 1500 W State Blvd., Fort Wayne, with calling from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave. Burial in the Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given for Masses, EWTN, the Franciscan Center and St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen. Share fond memories at www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com