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Marlene May Nolan Helmke
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Birth: May 14, 1936
Death: Sep. 23, 2010

Marlene M. Helmke, age 74 of Annandale, died suddenly Thursday, September 23, 2010 at her home in French Lake Township, Wright County.

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 27, 2010 at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, French Lake. Rev. Edward Groop will officiate and burial will be at Albion Evangelical Free Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Marlene May Helmke was born on May 14, 1936 in French Lake Township to Earl and Mary (Simonson) Nolan. She married Dale Helmke on May 25, 1957 in Cokato and he preceded her in death on September 3, 1994. For 21 years Marlene worked at the Annandale State Bank retiring in 1998 as Computer Manager and a Bank Officer. She was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, French Lake and the Christian Women's Group, Annandale. She enjoyed bird watching and spending time with family & friends especially her grandsons.

She is survived by her children Rick Helmke, Renee (Victor) Gervais and Deanna Larson all of Annandale, three grandsons Brad & Dale Helmke and Perry Simons, six brothers and sisters Floyd (Delores) Nolan of Annandale, Rosie (Larry) Anderson of Cokato, Harley (Marie) Nolan of Annandale, Ruthie (Ron) Oster of Watkins, Betty Kelly of Mound, Margie (Larry) Alberg of Annandale, also special friend Ken Marohn of Howard Lake. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother Allen Nolan, sister in law Arlene Nolan and brother in law Colon Kelly.

Jim & Jan Anderson and Margaret Groop will provide the music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care, Annandale.

Obituary courtesy of Dingman Funeral Care.
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  Dale Leroy Helmke (1933 - 1994)*
*Calculated relationship
Albion Evangelical Free Church Cemetery
Wright County
Minnesota, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 45.16003, -94.12418
Created by: Linda Crandall
Record added: Oct 21, 2010
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Marlene May <i>Nolan</i> Helmke
Added by: Linda Crandall
Marlene May <i>Nolan</i> Helmke
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 Added: Oct. 21, 2010

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