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Helena Mary Wolfe, 85

Helena Mary Wolfe, 85, of Bemidji, died on Friday, March 30, 2007, at Neilson Place Care Center in Bemidji. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji with Rev. Fred Martin officiating. A visitation wil...

Helena Mary Wolfe, 85, of Bemidji, died on Friday, March 30, 2007, at Neilson Place Care Center in Bemidji.

A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji with Rev. Fred Martin officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Burial will be at a later date in Santa Rosa Memorial Park in Santa Rosa, Calif. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family with arrangements.

She was born on Aug. 22, 1921, to Edmund and Edna (Kulas) Blizinski, in Amsterdam, N.Y. She was raised and educated in Amsterdam, graduating from Amsterdam High School. She attended St. Mary's Nursing School and became a Registered Nurse. She worked at the Amsterdam Memorial Hospital.

She married John Wolfe in the summer of 1945. She moved with her family to California in 1966. She worked in the out-patient recovery unit of St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. She moved to Santa Rosa in 1971, and was a home health care nurse. Her husband died in 1985. She retired in 1996 and moved to Bemidji.

She was a member of the 1st Assembly of God Church and Evangelical Free Church. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren, attending church activities and traveling.

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She is survived by her daughters, Jan (Mark) Robia of Bemidji and Judith Wolfe-Spillane of Healdsburg, Calif.; Sister, Antonia Blizinski of Caselton, N.Y.; a sister-in-law; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Kathy (Bob) McKeown and her three sons; and a special granddaughter by love.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother and two sisters.

Memorials are preferred to the Evangelical Free Church in Bemidji.

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