Helena M. Burk

Helena M. Burk St. Johns Helena M. Burk of St. Johns, MI died Friday, November 29, 2013 at the age of 97. Born in Wheeler, MI, August 2, 1916, she was the daughter of William and Lora (Morgan) Bobier and lived in St. Johns before moving to Florida. She was a member of St. Johns Radiant Chapter Eastern Star #79 serving as Past Matron and was retired from Clinton County Register of Probate. Helena married R.G. Burk on April 3, 1931 and he preceded her in death April 16, 1935. She married R.G.'s brother, Harold Burk on July 2, 1938 and he also preceded her in death. Surviving are her daughter, Lois Perry of Ovid, three grandchildren, David (Marcia) Burk of Frankenmuth, Suzanne (Mark) Shenkel of Bryant, Ohio, & Tammy (Mike Rowley) Perry of Ovid, and six great grandchildren, Benjamin (Jennifer) Schueller, Joshua (Charity) Shenkel, Holly Schueller, Heather (Brad) Torrey, Derek Burk, and Chelsea Burk; and 11 great great grandchildren. She also survived by two brothers-in-law; Rex Reynolds and Merlin (Betty) Burk. Helena was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; daughter, Patricia Burk; grandson, John Perry; siblings, Chauncey Bobier, Luella McKee, Mable Langenfeld; Kenneth Wilson, Keith Wilson, Eunice Reynolds, Jack Wilson, and Herb Wilson; and two sons-in-law, Robert Burk and Lawrence Perry. Funeral Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the Osgood Funeral Home, 104 E. Cass Street, St. Johns, MI 48879, burial at Eureka Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 PM Monday, December 2, 2013 and from 10-11 AM Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, 1321 S. Linden Road, Suite B, Flint, MI 48532; Pittsburgh Methodist Church; or First Baptist Church of Ovid, 301 S. Main Street, Ovid, MI 48866. To learn more about Helena and view her Life Story film, visit her personal webpage at www.lifestorynet.com/memories/95737. The family is being served by Osgood Funeral Homes.

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Published in Lansing State Journal from Dec. 1 to Dec. 8, 2013