Eleanore Helling, nee Behring, formerly Neubauer, 86 of West Bend, entered into eternal life on Monday, May 15, 2006 while a resident of the Samaritan Health Center.
She was born on June 10, 1919 in Athens, to the late Wilhelm and Marie (nee Eggert) Behring, and on Sept. 2, 1936, she was united in marriage to Walton H. Neubauer in Milwaukee.
Walton predeceased Dec. 8, 1969.
She then married Elmer H. Helling on Dec. 2, 1972 at Evangel Assembly of God Church in Milwaukee.
Elmer passed away July 8, 1999.
Survivors include three children, Cecelia Mittmann of West Bend, Diane (Howard) Oldenburg of Fox Point and David (Mary Beth) Neubauer of West Bend; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Adeline Langenfeld of Sheboy-gan; two brothers, Carl (Gladys) Behring of Glendale and Victor (Violette) Behring of Wausau; other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a son, Allan; a son-in-law, Christof Mittmann and a brother Ray-mond, (Ella) Behring.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with Pastor John Garcia of Calvary Assembly of God Church officiating.
Burial will be Friday at 10 a.m. in Valhalla Memorial Gardens in Milwaukee.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 5 until 6:45 p.m.