Helen Marie <I>Vorhees</I> Brach
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Helen Marie Vorhees Brach

Birth
Unionport, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Death 17 Feb 1977 (aged 65)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Cenotaph Unionport, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 7576712 · View Source
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Brach Candy heiress who disappeared in 1977. A hatcheck girl at the Palm Beach Country Club, in 1950 at age 39 she married Frank Brach, the son of Emil J. Brach. Her husband Frank died in 1970, leaving Helen worth $20 million. Last seen in Rochester, Minnesota after a visit to the Mayo Clinic for a physical checkup. Legally declared dead in 1984, her apparent murder was never solved. The investigation of her disappearance resulted in over 30 convictions on a range of charges including fraud, arson, obstruction of justice, conspiracy and solicitation of murder. Books have been written about the case.

Bio by: Bill Walker


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  • Created by: Bill Walker
  • Added: 15 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7576712
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Marie Vorhees Brach (10 Nov 1911–17 Feb 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7576712, citing Unionport Cemetery, Unionport, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Bill Walker (contributor 656) .