Helen Marie Passig

Helen Marie Passig (nee Steideman) of Hartford passed away Friday, June 1, 2007 at the Hartford Care Center. She was 77 years old. Helen was born on Aug. 13, 1929 in Sheboygan to Frank and Alta (nee Brehmer) Steideman. She married James Passig on Oct. 8, 1949 in Sheboygan.

Helen was a member of Divine Savior Lutheran Church and past member of their Ladies Aide Society. She had been a member of the Hartford Senior Friends. Helen enjoyed needlepoint work, gardening and canning the things she grew. She enjoyed babysitting and child care.

She is survived by her children, Mark (Linda) Passig of Erin, Paulette Miller of Fox Lake and Mary (Kevin) Young of Hartford; 13 grandchildren, Mark (Lisa), Brian (Julie), Mike (Jessie), Amanda (Aaron), Adam, Dionte, Angie, Jolene, Melinda (Adam), Kayla, Hannah, Megan and Molly; and a sister, Marlene (Art) Zeman of Crivitz. Helen is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, James; a daughter, Terry McKinnon; a brother, Robert; and her parents.

Funeral services for Helen were Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at Shimon Funeral Home in Hartford. Family greeted relatives and friends on Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the service. Interment was in Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield.

Shimon Funeral Home assisted the family.