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Laverne Helmer

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Helmer, LaVerne, L.

LaVerne L. Helmer, 84, of Sheboygan passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Pine Haven Christian Home.

LaVerne was born on March 24, 1928 in Sheboygan, a daughter of Erich and Carrie (Kiel) Vollbrecht. She attended schools in Sheboygan and graduated with the Class of 1946 of Sheboygan Central High School. On August 4, 1950 she was united in marriage to Carl Helmer in Oshkosh, Nebraska. Carl preceded her in death on December 27, 1993. She had been a secretary with at the C. Reiss Coal Company. LaVerne was an avid walker who greatly enjoyed the summer season and taking care of her home.

LaVerne was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

LaVerne is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Patricia Helmer of Sheboygan along with other family and friends In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a brother Eric.

A funeral service for LaVerne will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 16 at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home with Rev. James Hartman officiating. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery. Family and friends may gather at the funeral home, 1535 S. 12 St. on Thursday evening from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 p.m.

Larry and Patricia would like to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to the entire staff of Pine Haven Christian Home for their care and compassion. A special thank you is extended to her sister-in-law, Gwen Schueffner for her care and comfort and to Brian and Irene Schnelle for their friendship through the years.

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Published in Sheboygan Press on Nov. 15, 2012
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