|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2010|
Helen Appl, age 89 of Milbank, formerly of Browns Valley, MN passed away July 26, 2010 at Golden Living Center in Milbank.
Burial will be in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Browns Valley.
Helen Josephine (Mohs) Appl was born December 26, 1920, in Webster, SD. She was the daughter of Michael F. and Mary (Zenk) Mohs. She received a teaching certificate from Northern State Teacher's College in Aberdeen, SD in 1941, and graduated from the University of Minnesota (Morris) in 1968.
Helen was united in marriage with Albert O. Appl on February 10, 1942. They lived on the family farm in Roberts County, SD from 1942-1978. They moved to Browns Valley, MN in1978, and lived there until 1992. Albert passed away October 21, 1985. She later married Merlyn Wallsmith on December 3, 1992, in Browns Valley. In 1992, they moved to Dawson, MN. Merlyn passed away on January 21, 2003, and Helen moved to Milbank in 2004, where she has since resided.
Helen taught rural school in Becker Township, Roberts County, SD and later taught in Browns Valley, MN from 1961-1990, when she retired. She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Milbank.
Helen is survived by four sons and one daughter: Jim and wife Margaret Appl of Aberdeen, SD; Jerome and wife Peggy Appl of Watertown, SD; Marilyn and husband Richard Butala of Detroit Lakes, MN; Wayne and wife Marlene Appl of Milbank, SD; Gene and wife Debra Appl of Milbank, SD; 17 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, two infant sons: John and Peter and one half brother: Hilary.
Created by: LCM
Record added: Feb 04, 2011
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