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Helen M. Gall


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Gall, Helen Marie



Helen, M. Gall, 98, a resident of Morningside Health Center for the past seven years, died peacefully on Saturday morning, May 28, 2011. Helen was born on Jan. 14, 1913, in Kiel, the daughter of Frank and Christina (Schoenung) Melger. Helen attended grade school in Kiel. On Aug. 1, 1931, she married Alphonso C. Gall in Kiel. He preceded her in death on May 3, 2003, following 71 years of marriage.

Helen worked at the Woolen Mills and Richardson Bros. in Sheboygan Falls, and did cleaning for two families in the Kohler area. Helen was a member of Blessed Trinity Parish in Sheboygan Falls, and the former Christian Mothers. She enjoyed playing sheepshead, canning pickles and jam, word puzzles, crocheting anything from small items to full size blankets, polka music and participating in the many activities at the nursing home.

Helen is survived by two daughters, Phyllis (Gus) Sagodi, Phoenix; and Kaylene (Bill) Baetz, Sheboygan; a son-in-law, Carl (Erna) Walsh, Plymouth; eight grandchildren, Christine (Joel) Van de Vruedge, Warren (Brenda) Walsh, Loren Walsh, Scott (Tammy) Walsh, Zsuzsi (Luis) Suniga, Heidi (Don) Klunk, Gusti (Tammy) Sagodi, Tara Holzem; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Raymond (Mildred) Melger, Cedarburg; a sister-in-law, Zerlina Melger, Oconomowoc; nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband; one daughter, Joan Walsh; one son, Alphonso Gall, Jr.; a son-in-law, Gary Holzem; a grandson, Steven Walsh; two sisters, Eleanor (Joe) Prepster and Ann (Willard) Scheibl; and five brothers, Joe (Elizabeth), Edward, Harry (Vickie), John (Mary) and Paul Melger.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at Blessed Trinity Parish in Sheboygan Falls, on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Lotz officiating. Burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery in Sheboygan Falls.

Friends may greet the family at Blessed Trinity Parish on Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. until the time of Mass at 7 p.m.

Online condolences and additional information may be found at www.wenigfuneralhome.com. The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431), is serving the Gall family.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in her name for Blessed Trinity Parish and the Morningside Health Center.

Published in Sheboygan Press on May 30, 2011
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