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ARENDS, Helen (Winter) 1920-2002


Posted By: Roseanna Zehner (email)
Date: 1/4/2003 at 15:27:44

Helen Arends, 82, of Rock Rapids died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2002, at Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Services were Saturday at First Baptist Church, George, with interment in the church cemetery.
Helen Winter was born June 25, 1920, near George, the daughter of George and Tena (Jurrens) Winter. She grew up near George and attended country school.
On Sept. 11, 1946, she married Harry Arends near George. They lived near George until moving to the Arends family farm near Ellsworth, Minn., in 1947. They moved to Rock Rapids in 1998. For over 20 years she was a news reporter for the Ellsworth community.
Her husband died Jan. 2, 2002.
At First Baptist Church, she was a classroom helper in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School and a Christian Hour Circle officer.
Survivors include one son, Jim of Washington, D.C.; two brothers, Henry and John, both of George, and two sisters, Henrietta Schneidermann of George and Erma Winter of Sibley.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant brother, John; one brother, Harm, and one sister, Mary Stratman.


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