THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Helen E. Herr
Issue Date: April 25, 2019
Helen E. Herr, 94, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Casa del Mare.
Born July 18, 1924, to the late Preston C. and Anna E. (Hearn) Weddel in Crivitz, she attended school in the Town of Lake. In 1955, she married John J. Herr at Grace Lutheran Church and he preceded her in death on May 15, 1988. She worked at Artic Laundry for 20 years and at Vincent McCall for many years.
A faithful member of Grace Lutheran Church, she belonged to the the altar guild, the quilting group DORCAS, sang in the choir and was a scripture reader.
She supported school and youth groups, loved to cook, canned fresh fruits and vegetables, made jellies, worked in her yard and enjoyed traveling and time with family.
She is survived by three daughters, Denise Herr of South Milwaukee, Lois (James West) Herr of Kansas and Carla (Mike) Lonski of Oak Creek and five grandchildren.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Jim Weddle, Ira and Arthur Weddel and five sisters, Hazel Weddel, Theresa Weddel, Edna Christenson, Beulah Tadish and Doris Piehl.
Visitation was held at Bruch Funeral Home in Kenosha on Tuesday, April 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visitation continued at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenosha on Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral services at 11 a.m. Interment followed at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.