Helen Wigdahl, 87


Loving, caring, and conscientious, Helen Wigdahl, nee Ward, passed away on December 5, 2012 in Fort Collins, Colorado where she had lived since 1974. There will be a memorial mass for Helen at St. Stephens Catholic Church in Anoka on Monday, May 6 at 11:00 am. In Colorado, Helen was preceded in death by her husband John who passed away in 2003. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Kay Loner and her husband Bob; her son Matt and his wife Pam; and her grandchildren Kris Loner, Brian Loner, and Liz Wigdahl all of Colorado. Helen lived the first half of her life in Anoka. Born there on April 3, 1925, Helen was the eighth of twelve children. She is preceded in death by her father John Ward, her mothers Elizabeth and Gertrude; her sisters Mary, Elizabeth, and Hannah; her brothers William, Adrian, and Forrest. She is survived by her sisters Jane, Joan, and Evelyn; her brothers James and David; and also by many cousins, nieces and nephews.

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