Helen Violet Kot
August 19, 1924 – July 6, 2014
Helen passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 6, 2014 with her family by her side at age 89 years of age. She was born in Weyburn, SK to Mary Katherine and John Henry Benning, the youngest of seven children. Our mother was a devoted woman of God, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. She was a schoolteacher, farm wife, an active CWL member and our greatest mentor. Helen was predeceased by her beloved husband John S. Kot (1984) and her oldest dear son George (2010). She will be missed by her 10 children; daughter Brenda (Ernie) Womack; children Kyla (Lyle) - Luke and Leah Fornwald, John (Cheryl) - Justin, Chelby, Andrew, Christopher (Jena) - Ethan, Mathew (Angie) - Audrey; son John (Twyla) Kot; children Justin (Kristen) - Jaxson, Chantel, Addyson, and Weston, Joshua (Michelle) - Wyatt and Jacey, Jaclyn (Tanner); son Sheridan (Ronda) Kot; child Mathew (Kathy) - Faith Mills; daughter Pam (Richard) Steneker; children Sean, Meryll, and Rhys Cunnin; daughter Cindy (Frank) Harvey; children Adam (Pam), Jason and Jillian; son Claire Kot; daughter Mary Lynne (Sherwin) Birrell; children Nathan (Kelsie) - Eoin, Breanna (Chris) Butler, Keegan (Lyn); son Robin Kot; daughter Candice (John) van Staveren; children Helyn, Willem, Winston and Marissa; son Blaise (Loretta) Kot; children Kyle, Austin, Madison and Jada. All are invited to come Celebrate Helen's Life on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church, for prayers and on Friday, July 11 2014 at 10:00 a.m. for a mass of Christian burial at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Weyburn, SK. Donations can be made in memory of Helen to the Weyburn Hospital Foundation, Box 1416, Weyburn, SK, S4H 3J9. Arrangements were entrusted to RD Family Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, Weyburn, SK (848-0333 ~ 1-888-848-0333). Expressions of sympathy to the family maybe sent to our website at
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Published in The Regina Leader-Post on July 9, 2014