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Helen Elizabeth Schroeder, age 94, of Spirit Lake, IA passed away on May 24, 2017 at Hawkeye Care Center in Milfred, IA. Funeral Services were held Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Turner Funeral Home.
Helen Elizabeth, was born December 1, 1922 near Harris, Iowa.
On February 14, 1943, Helen was united in marriage to Wayne Otto Schroeder in Bremerton, Washington. The couple moved back to Iowa to farm during war times, in 1945 near May City Iowa and raised their three daughters. Helen loved music polkas and dancing.
Helen is survived by her daughters, Teri Ann Dingel (Douglas), Judy Elizabeth Ringler Mountain (Thomas) and Mary Jo Corcoran (Thomas); her seven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren, Benjamin Dingel (Angela); Ellie and Noah , Molly Dingel (James Rechs); Samuel and Aden, Kara Elizabeth Schulz (Scott), Branden, Zackary, Andrew and Jacob, Richard Wayne Ringler (Jessica); Peyton, Harper and Ryker Wayne, Michael Eckard (Jodie); Jayden and CeCe, Adam Eckard (Autumn Mankle); Jaxson and Aspen, and Deidre Schneider (Kurt); Steven and Matthew.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, Goldie and George Welker; her spouse of 73 years, Wayne.
Published on May 31, 2017
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