Beverly Dillman-Helmer, 85



Beverly M. Hackstein Dillman-Helmer, 85, of Sarona, Wis., died Saturday, April 20, 2013.

She was born Nov. 3, 1927, in Sheboygan, to Paul and Mabel (Nack) Hackstein. She was married in Plymouth, on Feb. 8, 1947, to James Helmer who preceded her in death on March 23, 1980.

Bev loved being outdoors fishing and camping. She also enjoyed sewing, doing puzzles, canning and playing horseshoes. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Bev is survived by her children, Michael (Tracy) Helmer of Neenah, Robert (Shirley) Helmer of West Bend, Bonnie Helmer of Shell Lake and “adopted son” Jimmy Bird of Jackson, special friend, Ben Dekker of Waldo, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Skinner Funeral Home of Shell Lake is serving the family.