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Helke, Florence

Florence Helke, 93, of Wisconsin Rapids passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Wisconsin Rapids Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Florence was born 02/22/1920 to Anthony and Anne (Hentz) Jagodzinski of Wisconsin Rapids.

Florence loved her Grandchildren and enjoyed gardening and playing bingo at the nursing home.

Florence is survived by daughter Joan (Vernon) Ruffi. Grandchildren, Vern Jr. (Amy) Ruffi, Mindoro, Wi, Scott (Lucinda) Ruffi, Eau Claire, Wi, Dwight (Sarah) Ruffi, Merrill, Wi, and nine Great-Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, one sister, Dorothy Hanneman and one infant brother.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 4pm to 7pm at Higgins Funeral Home. Services will be held on September 20, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church in Kellner at 10am with visitation from 9am until time of service.

Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Sept. 19, 2013
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