Helene M. Albrecht, 74

Helene M. Albrecht (Winkler), 74, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at The Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk, following a brave battle with cancer.

Helene was a graduate of Oshkosh High School in Oshkosh, where she grew up.

In 1958, she married Kenneth E. Albrecht of Oshkosh, who preceded her in death in 1996. Her father, Herbert Winkler, also predeceased her.

For many years, Helene lived with and cared for her mother, Ardyce V. Winkler, who survives her. Helene is also survived and lovingly remembered by her four children, Cathryn, Matthew, Anne and Amy; her sister Cathryn Bober; her three grandchildren, Benjamin, Lydia and Wylie Warren-Boulton; her nieces, Helene and Ardyce Bober; her grandnieces, Xaniesha and Tyana, and her grandnephew, Alphoneso; and many other friends and family who knew, loved, and cared for her. Her kindness, patience and sense of humor will be dearly missed.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, at the Chapel at Lake View Memorial Park Cemetery, 2786 Algoma Blvd., Oshkosh, where Helene will be laid to rest. Pastor Martin Ruge of First English Lutheran Church will officiate.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Helene’s memory to The St. Joseph’s Community Foundation, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095.