Helen G. Wronn
Helen G. Wronn, 103, nee Guenther, of West Bend, formerly of Milwaukee, passed away Saturday, June 23, 2007 at Cedar Community.
She was born on June 14, 1904 in Milwaukee to the late Charles and Helen (nee Cords) Guen-ther, and was united in marriage to Fred Wronn on May 23, 1942 in Milwaukee.
Helen was very fortunate to be employed by the Milwaukee Gas Co. during the Depression and was the breadwinner for her family.
She retired as data entry supervisor in the billing department after 46 years of service, and was a charter member of the Quarter Century Club.
Helen was a lifelong member of Mt. Tabor United Church of Christ in Milwaukee, and a faithful member of the church choir into her nineties.
She also sang with the Milwaukee YWCA Choral Group, Milwaukee Acapella Chorus and the Milwaukee Holiday Singers.
She was "Aunt Helen" to four nieces, Mildred (Wally) Fruhman, Lois (Bill) Konig, Barbara (Fred) Seefeldt and Sharon (Jerry) Donnell; two nephews, Robert Guenther and Milton Reese; along with great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews
She shared with them her faith in Christ, her love for music and her proficiency as a swimmer.
Helen enjoyed traveling and new adventures, even taking a jet ski ride at the age of 95 with a great-nephew.
Helenís zest for life, along with her love and compassion will be missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred, in 1981; sisters, Elsie Reese and Irma Guenther; brothers, Arthur, Carl, Otto, Ed-win, Hilbert, Raymond and Clarence; a niece, Carol Gerds; nephews, John Guenther, Otto Guenther, Vernon Reese, Alfred Reese, Harold Guenther and Raymond Guenther.
Funeral services to remember Helen will be held on Thursday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at the Myrhum- Patten Funeral Home, West Bend.
Chaplin David Stone of Cedar Community will officiate, and burial will be Friday at 10 a.m. in Graceland Cemetery, Milwaukee.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday from 4 p.m. until the time of service.
Memorials in Helenís memory may be given to the Lakeland College Scholarship Fund, Lakeland College, P.O. Box 359, Sheboygan, WI 53082-0359.
Online guest book and condolences may be found at
A "very special thank you" is extended to the administrator and staff of Friendship House at Cedar Community, West Bend, for their dedication to the loving care of Helen for the last five years, and to the Cedar Community Hospice for the closing days of her life.