Hill, Helen B.
Helen B. Hill age 89 of 7512 County Road J, Taus died early Thursday morning surrounded by her loving family July 11, 2013 at her residence.
The former Helen Vesely was born January 8, 1924 daughter of the late Frank and Bertha Vesely. Helen was a United States Army veteran serving during WWII from February of 1944 until October of 1945. On November 21, 1946 Helen was married to John A. Hill at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Reedsville. The couple farmed in the town of Franklin and John preceded her in death on August 14, 1986. Helen also worked at the Manitowoc Health Care Center as a CNA retiring in 1987. Helen is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Kellnersville and a past member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Maple Grove. She was a longtime member of Catholic Financial Life. Mom was a caregiver for her disabled son since 1975. She loved flower gardening and was considered an active person enjoying swimming, jogging and cross country skiing.
Survivors include six sons and two daughters: Richard Hill, Menasha; James (Jean) Hill, Taus; William (Donna) Hill, Menasha; Robert Hill, Taus; Judith (Ed) Millizer, Appleton; Daniel Hill, Taus; Michael Hill, Taus; Sandy (Tom) Draelos, Milwaukee; eight grandchildren: Jeffrey (Jill) Hill, Brillion; Jennifer (Everett) Albrecht, Appleton; Jason (Emily) Hill, New London; Christopher Hill, Manitowoc; Lucas Hill, Manitowoc; Rolanda Hill, Menasha; Angela Hill, Menasha; Justin Hill, Menasha; twelve great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive. She was preceded in death by her parents: Frank and Bertha Vesely; her husband: John A. Hill; and one sister and brother-in-law: Lillian (Kenneth) Koch; two sisters-in-laws Emily (Frank) Grall; Mayme (Reinhold) Kuehnl.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Kellnersville. The Rev. Ralph Merkatoris will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial with burial to follow at St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery Maple Grove. Military graveside rites will be accorded by Kubale-O'Connell VFW Post #6179 of Kellnersville. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m. The Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Home of Kellnersville is serving the Hill family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.jensreinbolandpfeffer.com
Helen's family would like to thank Heartland Hospice and personal caregivers Katherine Kellner and Catherine Hinkel for all of the care given to mom at her home until she passed.
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from July 12 to July 13, 2013