Helen Rodgers Aring April 17, 1918 - December 14, 2017 Helen was born in Cleveland, OH. During WWII when her husband Robert Aring was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army he was posted in San Francisco, and they decided to stay in San Francisco after the war ended. Her husband predeceased her in 1978. She was the loving mother of son David Aring (Shelley) of Reno, NV, and daughter Barbara Murphy of their home in Oakland, CA. She was the loving grandmother of Jonathan Aring (Angela) and great-grandmother of Jon and Angela's children Morgan, Wesley and Harrison of Folsom, CA. She was a lover of classical music her entire life, especially the opera and ballet. She was also a faithful fan of the S.F. 49ers and the S.F. Giants. She was a retired Employee Benefits Officer of Crocker National Bank. At her request no services were held. A family celebration of her life will be planned at a later date. Contributions may be made to the San Francisco Opera, 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102, or to the San Francisco Ballet, 455 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102.
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