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Helen Ann Gilinsky

Aurora, CO

Helen Ann Gilinsky, age 90,  passed away on May 31, 2014.

Helen was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on January 1, 1924. She attended Aquinas College, and then later achieved her nursing degree at St. Mary's School of Nursing. She completed her last year of training as a Nurse Cadet in the Navy at Norfolk, Virginia. After starting her career, she married Dr. Gilbert Gilinsky in 1949. They were married for 64 years, raised their three children, Gerald, Gail, and Gwen, in Battle Creek, Michigan. Helen and Gilbert later retired in Sanibel Island, Florida, and then came to Colorado 2 years ago to live near Gail.

In her leisure time, Helen enjoyed gardening, collecting sea shells, walking along the beach, and spending quality time with her family. She was also a great athlete, and would play tennis and go running well into her 70's.

Helen Gilinsky is survived by her husband, Dr. Gilbert Gilinksy of Aurora, CO; son, Gerald (Becky) Gilinsky of Lowell, MI; daughter, Gail (Bob Yount, Jr.) Gilinsky-Yount of Centennial, CO; daughter, Gwen (Joe) Clark of Oconomowoc, WI; brother, Harry Golub of Grand Rapids, MI; and grandchildren, Blake and Brynell Yount of Centennial, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Josephine Golub, and her four siblings.

Helen was dearly loved, and will missed by everyone.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the at:www.alz.org

Please visit Helens web page @ www.pfh-co.com

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on June 10, 2014
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