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Helen Christian Grinkevich Portell
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Birth: Dec. 23, 1910
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1965
Illinois, USA

Born in Steger, Illinois, Helen moved with her family to a farm in central Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Lithuanian immigrants William and Magdeline Grinkevich and the youngest sister of Joe, Charles, Agnes, and John.
In 1934, Helen married Ernest Portell in Chicago and had ten children with him. She and Ernest had been married 31 years at the time of her death. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Frank Grinkevich (1878 - 1964)
  Magdeline Mary Jurkšas Grinkevich (1877 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Aloysius Grinker (1900 - 1985)*
  Agnes Elizabeth Grinkevich Pupp (1907 - 1996)*
  Helen Christian Grinkevich Portell (1910 - 1965)
  John Andrew Grinkevich (1912 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: K W Hodnett
Record added: Dec 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32442985
Helen Christian <i>Grinkevich</i> Portell
Added by: K W Hodnett
 
Helen Christian <i>Grinkevich</i> Portell
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