Besancenez, Helen L. (nee Alexander) of St. Louis, MO passed away on January 27, 2011. Helen was born in St. Louis on July 10, 1931 to the late Shirley Alexander and the late Elizabeth Alexander (nee McCracken). Helen was preceded in death by her parents and by a sister, Louise Frenzel. She is survived by her children, Brenda (Thomas) Meyer of St. Louis and Linda (Byron) Woolf of Punta Gorda, FL; her grandchildren, George Fish and David Woolf; two sisters, Marie Graeser and Carol (Jim) Craddock, and an uncle, nephew, nieces, and cousins. Services: A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, February 11 from 10:30-1 at the mausoleum at BELLERIVE FUNERAL HOME, 740 N. Mason Rd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141 with a service at 1 p.m. Donations would be appreciated in Helen's memory to the animal related charity of your choice.