Helen C. Rebstock, 93
Dec. 6, 1923 ó Nov 28, 2017
Helen C. Rebstock, 93, of Waupaca, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, with her family at her side, at Bethany Home.
She was born in Milwaukee on Dec. 6, 1923, to the late Ernest and Lillian (Hanneman) Krause. She married Earl G. Rebstock on May 22, 1953; he preceded her in death Feb. 27, 2005.
Helen started working early when she started driving a lumber truck at age 12 and cooking in her dadís lumber camp. During World War II she sewed parachutes. Helen also upholstered furniture in her basement. She and her husband Earl loved playing cards and especially enjoyed traveling with neighborhood friends. She and Earl traveled to all 50 states.
She will be sadly missed by her children, Robert (Patricia) Drake of Weyauwega, David Rebstock of King, Keith (Angelika) Rebstock of Cedarburg and Suanne Rebstock of Horicon; grandchildren, Matthew (Vicki Buksyk) Drake, David (Andrea) Rebstock Jr., Jessica Rebstock, Sean (Jessica) Rebstock, Chad (Jessica) Rebstock, Theodore (Karla) Rebstock, Trent Rebstock, Rebecca Loerhke, Jessica Schalkowski and Leslie (Brian) Baehman; sisters, Germaine Collins and Ruth Rolstad; brother, Ernest (Patricia) Krause; 24 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Mitzie Zellmer and Imogene Olson, and brother, Charles Krause.
The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at the Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca. Friends and family may gather Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed to Bobís mission, Pet Therapy.