103 year-old Helene Traylor of La Salle died Saturday, March 14 at IVCH in Peru. Cremation rites have been accorded. Per her wishes, there will be no services.

She is survived by nieces and nephews including Jerome Baness and wife Carol of La Salle. Helene is proceeded in death by her husband, 3 sisters and 4 brothers.

Helene Traylor was born on March 17, 1916 in Chicago. She later married Arthur “Art” Traylor in Yuma, Arizona in 1944. Together they were cattle ranchers in Placer County, California. After her husband's death, their 90 acre ranch was donated to the county. It is now Traylor Ranch Bird Sanctuary and Nature Reserve.

Online condolences may be expressed at burgess f h dot com.

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