Helen Boyes celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends on May 1, 2016, in Hayden Lake, Idaho.
Helen A. Madison was born in Harrison, Idaho, on May 1, 1916, to Jim and Alice Madson. When she was 8 years old, the family moved down the river by steamboat to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, where she's lived most of her life.
Helen and her husband, Bill, were caretakers at Camp MiVoden for many years. She also was a cook's helper at Walla Walla (Wash.) General Hospital for a short time, before they traveled around the conference repairing parsonages until they retired. She now resides at Wellsprings in Hayden, Idaho.
Her family includes daughter Allis Rickley and Helen's husband, Bill, and son, Jim, who have passed away.