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Helen A. (Ryan) Wiedeman

April 11, 1928 ~ February 12, 2021 (age 92)

Obituary

Funeral Services for Helen A. Wiedeman, age 92, of Norfolk, will be 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 15, 2021 at Christ Lutheran Church, 605 South 5th St., Norfolk, NE.  Reverend David Goehmann will officiate.  Burial will be at Prospect Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.  The Funeral Service will be livestreamed on Christ Lutheran Norfolk – YouTube or on Facebook at Christ Lutheran Norfolk.  Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

She passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.

Helen Arlene was born April 11, 1928 in Laurel, Nebraska to Jay Leroy and Bessie Wilhelmina (Voss) Ryan. 

On June 9, 1949, Helen married Donald Wiedeman in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

She worked at Dale Electronics in the manufacturing of airplane batteries.

Helen was a strong, independent woman who adored her family and friends.  She had a kind heart and never missed the opportunity to help others.  Helen loved to bake, embroidery, and quilt.  She decorated the most beautiful, detailed Christmas sugar cookies for her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Helen loved to talk with family and friends.

At her church, Helen served on the Ladies Aid and never missed a Sunday church service.  She volunteered at the local food pantry and the election polls.  Helen was an avid member of the Valley Vagabonds camping group and loved her trips.

She is survived by her daughters Jeanne (Jim) McClure of Norfolk and Julie (Curtis) Klein of Lincoln, daughter-in-law Vicky Wiedeman of Norfolk, 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. 

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald Wiedeman, son Ron Wiedeman, grandson Keaton Alan Klein, and siblings.

In lieu of flowers, memorials requested to the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska or the Keaton Klein Memorial Fund.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
February 15, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Christ Lutheran Church
605 South 5th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

Funeral Service
Monday
February 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Christ Lutheran Church
605 South 5th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701

Video is available for this event


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