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April 9, 1926 – Thursday, November 1, 2012

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Helen Campbell, age 86, of Buffalo, passed away November 1st at the Lake Ridge Care Center.

Helen Mary Campbell was born on April 9, 1926 in New Ulm, MN to Joseph
and Rose Pivonka.
Helen graduated school and stayed in New Ulm until she married.
Helen enjoyed reading biographies, doing crossword puzzles with the
help of her kids, solving cryptoquips, watching sports, playing slot
machines, attending family reunions, and in her later years, spending
time in Oregon watching whales and listening to the crashing waves.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Mike; brother
Joe Pivonka; and sisters Teresa Nelson, and Anna Kieper. She is
survived by her sister Clara (Maury) Ries; sister-in-law Donna (Joe)
Pivonka; her kids, Jo (Sonny) Crooks, Shelley (Cliff) Wessels, Sheila
Wessels, and Michael (Janine) Campbell; nine grandchildren, one
great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews.
Helen spent her life moving around Minnesota, and settled in Lake
Ridge Nursing Home for the last year and a half. She will be missed
by all. She was a gift in this life.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Becky Aanerud

    Sheila and family; I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You will remain in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Walter and Peggy Manning

    So very sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Our heart and love goes out to all of you. She is now with Dad and will always be with you.

  3. Debbie Ernst

    Sheila & Family: I will miss seeing your Mom’s smiling face at Lake Ridge. She was a special lady! Please know you are in my thoughts and Prayers…. Debbie


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