Florence Kelln (nee Helminski)

Dec. 14, 1914 - Aug. 30, 2007

Florence Kelln (nee Helminski), 92, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007. She was born Dec. 14, 1914, in South Milwaukee, the daughter of the late Walter and Elizabeth Helminski.

Florence assisted her late husband, Fred Sr., on the family farm in Palmyra.

Florence will be sadly missed by her four children, Delores (Lester) Reimer, Fred (Kathy), Donald (Kathy) and Christine (Daniel) Rockteacher; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her sisters-in-law, Marie (Norbert) Hennig, Lorraine Kelln, Rose Ohm, JoAnn Kelln and Virginia Helminski. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Florence was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Sr., in 1986; her brothers, Ed, Walter Jr., Henry and Eugene; and one great-grandchild, Alexis Sky.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, Sept. 4, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 313 Main St., Palmyra. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Pinelawn Memorial Park, 10700 W. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee; please meet at the cemetery.

Mealy’s Funeral Home, 495-2127, is assisting the family.

(Freeman - Aug. 31, 2007)