Helen D. Struck December 9, 1919 - June 29, 2014
Helen D. Struck, age 94, of Faribault, died peacefully on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the St. Lucas Care Center following an extended illness.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of St. Patrick in Shieldsville, with Father George Kallumkalkuddy officiating. Interment will be held at the St. Lawrence Cemetery in Faribault.
Visitation will be held for one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Church of St. Patrick or to the donor''s choice.
Arrangements are being completed by the Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory of Faribault.
Helen Dorothy, the daughter of John & Magdalena (Huss) Siegler, was born on December 9, 1919 in Bridgewater Township, Rice County, Minnesota. On June 3, 1947, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Struck at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Faribault. He later preceded her in death on March 26, 1979. Helen enjoyed helping Kenneth on the farm and also worked at various War Plants during WWII. Helen loved horses and traveling, especially to Florida. She was a longtime member of the Daughters of Isabella, Faribault Area Senior Center, Rice County Steam and Gas Engine, and was a life member of the Disabled Vets Auxiliary.
She is survived by her adopted daughter, Mary Ann (Gary) Stursa of Medford; her granddaughter, Jenifer Stursa of Medford; her niece and nephews, Judy (Wally) Grewe of Hamilton, Montana, John (Barbara) Pavek of Laporte, MN, and Rick (Connie) Pavek of Faribault; her great niece and nephew, Laurie (Richard) Malek and Mike (Kerry) Pavek and their families; and by other relatives and friends.
She her friend, was preceded Max Salaba. in death by her parents; her husband; her sister, Marie Pavek; and by