Helen M Beyer

March 16, 1929 ~ August 9, 2018 (age 89)
Helen Marie (Henn) Beyer, age 89, of Freedom, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018, at St. Paul Elder Serivices, Kaukauna with family by her side. Helen was born on March 16, 1929, daughter of the late August and Mabel (Ziesmer) Henn.

On October 10, 1946 she was united in marriage to Russell Beyer at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Seymour. They celebrated 67 years of marriage together.

Helen enjoyed cooking, baking, and having people over for meals. Everyone loved her angel food cake, k-bars, chocolate cake with fudge frosting, and her stuffing. Following their retirement from farming, Russ and Helen enjoyed casino bus trips and playing cards with their friends and family.

Helen is survived by her seven children: Patty (Pat) Geenen, Freedom; Terry (Linda) Beyer, Seymour; Karen (Mike) Geenen, Freedom; Sue (Mark) Diedrick, Seymour; Jan (Bruce) Eggert, Appleton; Jim (Sandy) Beyer, Seymour; Tammie (Joe) Goaley, Freedom; grandchildren: Bob (Terri) Geenen, Jill (Lance) Vandenberg, Kevin Beyer, Jackie (Mark) Cychosz, Dean Diedrick, Laurie (Brian) Noll, Stacy (Don) Saringer, Jody Eggert, Dana Eggert, Shawn (Erin) Beyer, Craig (Emily) Beyer, Amanda and David Beyer, Kelly (Nate) Cherne, Brenda Goaley; 17 great-grandchildren and one more expected; She is also survived by her sisters: Jean (John) Murphy and Sally Blom; brothers: Harold “Bud” Henn and Don (Priscilla) Henn.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents, August and Mabel Henn; husband, Russell Beyer; one infant daughter; grandsons: Greg and Rod Geenen, Todd and Joey Geenen; and in-laws Herman and Ella (Miller) Beyer.

Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, on Tuesday, August 14 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 15 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Seymour with Pastor Natalie Kramer officiating. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery.

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Special thanks to Appleton Medical Center ER, 8th floor providers and staff, and to everyone at St. Paul Elder Services for all of the wonderful care given to our mother and grandmother.

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