Helen Mae Lind

June 11, 1924 – Nov. 22, 2013

Helen Mae Lind of Waukesha went home Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family at the age of 89.

She was born June 11, 1924, the daughter of Harold and Ardelle (nee Gunville) Sloan in Escanaba, Mich., where she was proud of her upper Michigan roots.

She was a charter member of Christ the Servant Lutheran Church. Helen loved beagles, owning five during her lifetime. She enjoyed bowling, but most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

She will be sadly missed by her children, William R. (Linda) Lind of Mukwonago, the late James H.

(Chris J. Coleman) Lind and Susan M. (Mike) Finley of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of Karina (Brian) Derenne, Sarah (fiancé Abel Lazcano) Lind, Angela (Ryan) Broich, William K. “Kyle” Lind, Shalon (special friend Brian Cox) Kohl, Laura (Noel) Calderon, Michael Finley and Kristen (Brian) Haessly; and great-grandmother of Alexis Kennedy, Kyara Lazcano, Ethan and Calista Broich, Linnea Lind, Abbey and Eleanor Kohl and Zamielle Calderon.

She is further survived by her sisters, Theresa LeClaire and Faye Campbell, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Emil Lind; a son, James Lind; her brother, Robert Sloan; and two sisters, Mary Willis and Ruth Shurilla.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 4 p.m. funeral service today, Nov. 26, at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2016 Center Road, Waukesha.

The Rev. Jay McDivitt will preside.

Memorials in Helen’s name are appreciated to the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.