Helen E. (Anthony) LangelJune 23, 1933 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 86)
Mass of Christian Burial for Helen E. Langel, 86, Norfolk, will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, January 6, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Norfolk. Interment will be in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Vigil Service at the church. Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Langel passed away Thursday, January 2, 2019 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Helen Elizabeth was born June 23, 1933 to Eugene and Mary (Schleis) Anthony in Le Mars, Iowa. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Catholic High School in Le Mars.
In July 7, 1954, Helen married Clifford Langel at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Le Mars. The couple was blessed with three children, Kirk, Nicki, and Kevin.
Helen loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed playing card games such as bridge and package canasta. Helen delighted in a good cup of coffee while visiting with friends and family. She was an avid golfer.
She is survived by her daughter Nicki (Dennis) Michael of Albion, son Kevin (Patti) Langel of Norfolk, grandchildren Curtis (Miranda) Michael, Nick (Pamela) Langel, Lindsey (Melvin) Oldaker, Jake (Meghan) Langel, Anthony (Nikki) Michael, Josh (Meredith) Langel, Whitney (Taylor) Bessmer, and Molly (Ethan) Brozek, seventeen great grandchildren, sisters-in-law Joanne Anthony, Vonnie Anthony, and Isabelle Laddusaw, brother-in-law Ray (Dorothy) Langel, and many nieces and nephews.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clifford, son Kirk, sisters Eileen “Toots” Langel and Bernice Koopman, and brothers Albert “Babe”, Elmer, Leonard “Baldy”, Donnie and LaVern Anthony.
Memorials are suggested to St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion or the Norfolk Catholic Schools Foundation.