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Katherine E Diener Helwig

Death 13 Sep 2012 (aged 87)
Burial Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 100098309 · View Source
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Katherine E. Helwig

1925 - 2012

Katherine E. Helwig, 87, of Kenosha passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at Harbor House/Azura Memory Care of Kenosha South with her daughter at her side.

Born in Kenosha on Feb. 27, 1925, she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Schaefer) Diener. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, she was educated in local schools.

On Sept. 16, 1950, she married Harold W. Helwig at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 2010.

She had been employed at Simmons Co. as a Mattress Seamstress and during World War II she was a Parachute Seamstress. Katherine was a member of Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church and was an amazing mother, homemaker and cook.

Surviving are her daughter, Janice Legler of Pleasant Prairie, Wis.; and one grandson, Eric Legler.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a daughter, Kay Gallo; a grandson, Bryan Legler; two brothers, Fred and John Diener; and a sister, Marie Burch.

Katherines family would like extend a special thank you to the staff of Harbor House for all of their compassionate care given to their mother and grandmother.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Sept. 17, at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Sunday at Proko Funeral Home from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. and on Monday at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street Phone: (262) 654-3533

Visit Katherines Online Memorial Book at:
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