RACINE - Helen Brezney (née: Putra), 90, passed away at Parkside Manor in Kenosha on Sunday, June 22, 2014. Helen was born in Racine on December 10, 1923. She married Joseph Brezney, who preceded her in death. Helen loved gardening, reading, buying and selling books, and socializing with all her friends (and strangers alike) at area thrift stores. More recently, Helen enjoyed competing in the Tri-County Senior Olympics and was published in the April 2014 edition of the Daily Lifestyle newsletter of Parkside Manor, for her poem of which can be read on the funeral home website. Helen is survived by her children, Alexandra "Sandy" (Douglas) Larson, Joanne (Charles) Gray, Joseph Brezney, Jr., Julie (Joseph) Bequeaith and Steve Brezney; grandchildren, Jared Brezney and Justin (Kim) Brezney; and great-grandchildren, Brett and Taylor Brezney; and devoted family friends, Gerry Urban, Mary (née: Urban) Clemente and Mary Beth Martin. A private family service will be held. A heartfelt note of thanks to Lincoln Lutheran Adult Daycare Services, Parkside Manor and Grace Hospice for the compassionate care and support extended to our Mother. Your kindness and generosity will always be remembered. Purath-Strand Funeral Home & Crematory 3915 Douglas Avenue Racine, WI 53402-3230 (262) 639-8000 www.purath-strand.com
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Purath-Strand Funeral Home & Crematory
3915 Douglas Avenue Racine, WI 53402
Published in Racine Journal Times on June 29, 2014