Spear, Helen L. age 78, of Anoka. Preceded in death by husband, Gerald; parents, Conrad & Leillie Harestad. Survived by children, Julie (Gary) Connett, Michael, Christy Spear (Charles Favorite), Kari (Guy) Lindahl and Gary (Sue); 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends. Funeral service Saturday 11 AM at Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, W. Main St. and Branch Ave., Anoka. Visitation 1 hour prior to service. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery. Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka, 763-421-0220.