Norma Irene <I>Filipi</I> Helm

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Norma Irene Filipi Helm

  • Birth 3 Apr 1944 Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 8 Jan 2013 Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 103598122

Norma Helm of Newfolden, MN, age 68, died suddenly on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls, MN.

A Funeral service to celebrate the life of Norma Helm will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 14, 2013 at New Hope Lutheran Church in Newfolden, MN with Pastor Ollie Urdahl officiating. Burial followed at Bethlehem Cemetery, New Solum Township, Marshall County, MN.

Visitation and a prayer service on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN, and on Monday at the church.

Norma Irene Filipi was born in Crookston, MN on April 3, 1944 the daughter of Elmer B. and Henrietta (Kliner) Filipi. She was raised on the family farm near Tabor, MN and attended country school near Tabor and graduated from NWSA at Crookston, MN in March of 1962.

On October 27, 1962, Norma was united in marriage to Dennis Helm at Tabor, MN. They made their home on a farm near Angus, MN and at this time they were blessed with a daughter, Denise. In 1968 they moved to the Newfolden area and in 1971 they purchased a farm in West Valley Township, Marshall County and while living here they were blessed with a son, Terry. Together they continued to raise their family and enjoy their years on the farm.

She worked at the nursing homes in Warren, Thief River Falls and Karlstad, MN. Norma also worked at Rose's Café in Newfolden; and worked at Arctic Cat in the sewing department for many years. She was very interested in crocheting, sewing, quilt making, and she really enjoyed her grandchildren. Norma enjoyed attending and being part of New Hope Lutheran Church in Newfolden, MN and traveling with Dennis and Bill Helm and their band.

Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years, Dennis of Newfolden, MN; daughter, Denise (Brian) Laymon and grandsons, Keaton & Colton all of Warren, MN; son, Terry (Heather) Helm and grandson, Bridger & granddaughter, Hailie stationed in Germany; Norma's brother and sisters are Tony & Jeanette Filipi, Yvonne & LeRoy Vonasek, Jane & Pat Novak, Aldon & Janice Filipi, Lana & Gary Corwin, Lance Filipi and Lois Filipi; and many other relatives and all of Dennis's family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer & Henrietta Filipi; and Dennis's parents, Lloyd & Esther Helm.

Pallbearers: Keaton Laymon, Colton Laymon, Jesse Helm, Travis Moen, Dustin Helm, Mark Filipi, Andy Helm, Cody Moen, Keegan Moen, and Chad Nelson
Honorary Pallbearers: all of Norma's friends at New Hope Lutheran Church

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  • Created by: Topeka Tom
  • Added: 14 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103598122
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norma Irene Filipi Helm (3 Apr 1944–8 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103598122, citing Bethlehem Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Solum Township, Marshall County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Topeka Tom (contributor 47257078) .