Helen L. Russ

July 15, 1920 - April 26, 2011

Helen L. Russ, 90, of Waukesha, found eternal peace Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at the Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Helen was born July 15, 1920, the daughter of the late Charles and Louis Manske of Pewaukee. She was a retired homemaker who loved the Brewers, knitting, baking and spending time with her family.

She was the cherished mother of Debra (Rick) Geppert, Sandra (Ken) Defouw of Waukesha and Tom (Kathy Ahrens) Russ of Placerville, Calif.; dear grandmother of Tom (Serene) Russ of Powell, Tenn., Kris Geppert of Waukesha, Wendy Russ of Wild Rose, Anthony (Maria) Sebranek of Onalaska, Derek (Melissa) Geppert of Milwaukee, Nick Sebranek (fiancee Meghan Froh) of Milwaukee, Liesel Geppert of Waukesha, Stefanie Geppert of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Heather Sebranek of Adell and Lance Russ of Waukesha; and beloved great-grandmother to many. Helen was loved and will be remembered by other relatives and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. Russ, and daughters, Susan Rodriguez and Cheryl Russ of Waukesha.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 1 p.m. memorial service Saturday, April 30, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 Whiterock Ave., Waukesha.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the family.

Yonke Funeral Home of Pewaukee, 691-1900, is assisting the family.