Date of BirthOctober 01, 2017

Evelyn Helminiak Obituary

Date of BirthOctober 01, 2017

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Date of PassingJanuary 27, 2017

Evelyn Helminiak Obituary

from richmond, Wisconsin, United States

Date of BirthOctober 01, 2017

Evelyn Helminiak Obituary

Date of BirthOctober 01, 2017

865 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 27, 2017

Evelyn Helminiak Obituary

from richmond, Wisconsin, United States


Helminiak, EvelynEvelyn M. Helminiak, age 95, of Plover, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at The Lodge at Whispering Pines of Plover.She was born on Oct. 13, 1921, to the late Frank and Mary (Olszewski) Bartkowiak in Stevens Point, where she grew up, attended the local schools of Grant and P.J. Jacobs, and graduated high school in 1940.Evelyn worked for the Weber Lifelike Fly Co. and retired from Sentry Insurance.She met George Helminiak and fell madly in love; they were married in 1943 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Stevens Point. He preceded her in death in 1974.Evelyn enjoyed shopping, dancing at church picnics, listening to the extensive CD collection that she had amassed, baking and spending time with her family; family gatherings were a large and important facet of her life.She was a 50-year plus member of the Legion Auxiliary; a lifelong member of the Democratic Party; a 62-year member of St. Peter's Rosary Society (Rose #25) and the oldest living member of the Catholic Harmonia Club.Survivors include one son, Gregory (Marie) Helminiak; two daughters, Dianne (Curt) Beversdorf and Jane (Bob) Zurawski; one sister, Dorothy Bartkowiak; longtime family friend, Jane Staples; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.She is preceded in death by parents; husband, George; siblings, Rose Brandies, Julia Combs, Jean Rogers, Ray and Louie Wishman.The family wishes to thank Brittni and the team of excellent caregivers from The Lodge at Whispering Pines and the caregivers from Ministry Home Care Hospice program.God could not be everywhere, and therefore, he made mothers. We loved you every day, and now we will miss you every day.We will miss you forever, Mom.In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established in Evelyn's name at a later date.The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover, with the Rev. Charlie Richmond officiating. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time for Mass. Pisarski Funeral Homes are honored to be assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.