RACINE

Margaret Jean Helm (nee Storbeck)

Aug. 3, 1929 - March 2, 2008

Margaret Helm, 78, was called home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 2, 2008, of lung cancer in Oconomowoc. She was born Aug. 3, 1929, in Racine, to the late Arthur and Anna (nee Moseley) Storbeck. She lived in Racine for many years.

She was a member of Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Oconomowoc, serving on the Altar Guild for many years. Marge was an avid book reader and lifelong Cubs and Packers fan. Her very favorite pastime was spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Ginger (Dave) Sloane of Kiowa, Colo., Dorothy (Frank) Gibbs of Wadsworth, Ill., John (Randi) Helm III of Holland, Mich., and Michelle "Lucy" (Bill) Ayers of Mukwonago; grandchildren, Tony Neitzke, Jason Marino, Gina Seracen, Brian and Sarah Gibbs, Brianne and Jake Helm and Billy, Charlie and Emma Ayers; five great-grandchildren; and many loved nieces and nephews.

She was reunited in death to her late husband, John "Jack" Helm Jr., and seven brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Wednesday, March 5, at Wilson Funeral Home, 1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine. Interment will follow at Graceland Cemetery.

Memorials to AngelsGrace Hospice or Lord of Life Lutheran Church in lieu of flowers are appreciated.

A special thanks to the staff of AngelsGrace Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.

Wilson Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 634-3361 or visit online at www.wilsonfuneralhomeracine.com.