OCONOMOWOC

Helen J. Nagorski (nee Clendenning)


March 1, 1934 Ė May 31, 2014


Helen J. Nagorski (nee Clendenning), surrounded by her loving family, passed peacefully into Godís hands on May 31, 2014, at the age of 80, after a long and very courageous battle with she was a very loving and devoted mother to Diane (Gary) Hineman of Stone Bank, Doreen (Jerry) Wendt of Manitowoc, Dawn (Mike) Sowlles of Oconomowoc, Denise (Todd) Blaubach of Saukville and Chester (Lori) Nagorski of Milwaukee. She was a loving and cherished grandma to Jennifer (fiance Brian) Puffer, Sandra Wendt, Josh (Rachel) Wendt, Justin (Kristin) Hineman, Sarah Nagorski, Janelle Hineman, Travis Nagorski and Johnathan Blaubach, and loving and cherished greatnana to Waylan Kouby. She is further survived by many other loving relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Marie Clendenning; two brothers, Patrick and Michael; and brother-in-law, Jerry Polakowski.

A devoted Packers fan, she cheered the team on every chance she got. Helen loved and very much enjoyed spending time with family and friends, never missing an opportunity to make her famous cheese tortes for any gathering. Helen was a proud retiree of Universal Brixius, Inc.

A memorial gathering in celebration of Helenís life will take place on Saturday, June 14, at 10:00 AM until the time of Holy Mass at 12:00 PM at St. Jerome Catholic Church, 995 S. Silver Lake St., Oconomowoc.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Helenís name can be made to AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc or to Philís Friends, www.philsfriends.org, a non-profit foundation supporting those battling and touched by cancer.

The family would like to extend a sincere heartfelt thank you to the compassionate staff of Aurora Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic, The Palliative/Hospice Team, AngelsGrace Hospice and St. Jerome Catholic Church.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.