Lois A. Helmbrecht

  • Born: September 24, 1929
  • Died: September 26, 2019
  • Location: Mayville, Wisconsin

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301 North Walnut Street
Mayville, WI 53050

Tel. (920) 387-4440

Tribute & Message From The Family

Lois A. Helmbrecht, age 90, of Mayville passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living in Mayville.

Lois was born the daughter of Earl and Evelyn (Macheel) Grabow on September 24, 1929 in Mayville. She was a 1947 graduate of Mayville High School and then attended the Beauty Culture College in Milwaukee. She was united in marriage to Dr. David Helmbrecht on January 12, 1952 in Mayville. Lois was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville. She was also active and volunteered in the Mayville Legion Auxiliary, Mayville Historical Society, Meals on Wheels, American Red Cross, and also was a former member of the St. Paul's Altar Guild. In her spare time Lois enjoyed playing bridge with her friends.

Lois is survived by her children- Glen (Deb) Helmbrecht of Mayville, Thomas 'Jess' Helmbrecht of Beaver Dam, Christine (Mike) McDonald of South Dakota, and Mark Helmbrecht of Lomira. Grandchildren- Eric Surita, Renee Surita, Laurie (Derek) Rivera, Brett (Tracy) Helmbrecht, Shelby (special friend Michael) Helmbrecht, Joe (Janine) Schanen, and Anne (special friend Alex) Helmbrecht. Her 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Her brother Lee (Mae) Grabow of Arizona. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Dr. David Helmbrecht in 1989.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 1 at 12 noon at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville with the Rev. Fr. Tom Biersack presiding. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 1 from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass at 12 noon at the church. Burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery in Mayville.

Memorials in memory of Lois may be directed to St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville.

Special thanks to the nurses and staff of Prairie Ridge Assisted Living and Generations Homecare and Hospice for all of their care and support shown to Lois and her family.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My mother, Bee DeDolph, considered Lois one of her very best friends. They played bridge and attended church together. At 101 plus years, Bee wasn't able to attend the funeral service, but was definitely there in spirit. Condolences to the Helmbrecht family.

Posted by Nicole D'amore - Camarillo, CA - Friend   October 03, 2019

We are very sorry for the loss of your mother. Heartfelt condolences to the Helmbrecht Family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Memories... my mother stated that my father, the late Don Macheel (cousin) and Lois were very close during their childhood and had many fond memories. May all your memories comfort you. Blessings.
~~~~The Don Macheel Family

Posted by Laurie Mack    September 30, 2019

My condolences to the Helmbrecht family for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Posted by Rick Oechsner - Oshkosh, WI - Friend   September 30, 2019

So sorry for your lost, Mark, Jess, Glen, and Christine, and the rest.of your family. U are all in my prayers and heart.

Posted by Steven Caves - Mayville - Family Friend   September 29, 2019

Renee and Laurie, We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Michelle Rios - Osawatomie, KS - Acquaintance   September 29, 2019

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