Helen B. Krebs, 90

Helen B. Krebs (nee Beder), 90, of West Bend, formerly of St. Lawrence, was embraced by Godís loving arms on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at River Way Place.

She was born May 1, 192,1 in the town of Polk to Anton and Mathilda (nee Hassinger) Beder. Helen was united in marriage to Eugene Krebs on Oct. 3, 1942, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Slinger. He preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1992.

She worked as a cook for many years at the Little Red Inn and Little Switzerland Ski Hill. Helen enjoyed playing bingo and sheepshead with her friends at River Way, and enjoyed the company of her special kitty, Mitzie. She was a 69-year member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Helen is survived by her daughters, Carol Ann (Richard) Theusch of Wayne, Joyce (David) Felix of West Bend, Beverly (Steven) Rippl of Mequon and Sandra (Kenneth) Andrich of Plover; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; her sisters-inlaw, Joyce Beder of Slinger, Rita Beder of Jackson, Bernice Krebs of Hartford, Margaret Krebs of West Bend, Loretta Noegel of Hartford, Annette Krebs and Geraldine Krebs, both of St. Lawrence; and her brother-in-law, Harold (Gertrude) Krebs of St. Lawrence. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Eugene Krebs; her brothers, Jacob (Lorraine) Beder, Edgar Beder and Oscar Beder; her sister-inlaw, Beatrice (Norbert) Zangl; and her brothers-in-law, Jerome Noegel, Daniel (Mildred) Krebs, Norbert Krebs, Lloyd Krebs and Joseph Krebs.

Mass of Christian burial for Helen will be held Friday, May 6, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Family will greet relatives and friends from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the church. Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery on Saturday, May 7.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. www.shimonfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to River Way Place and Vitas Hospice.