of Clearwater, FL (formerly of Fridley, MN) passed away unexpectedly on August 25, 2019. Preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Chester, and daughter Jeanie. Survived by husband, Marian (Ray); son, Henry (Loraine); daughter, Christina (Kevin) Roetering, and grandchildren, LynRae Tonne, Rich (Cassandra) Tonne, Jason Rejman, Jacob Rejman, Katharine Roetering, Alexander Roetering; and six great-grandchildren; step children, Terri (Stephen) Kurkowski, Jim (Patty) Rejman, Mary Jane (John) Wiatros; 10 step grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Helena loved gardening and was very proud of her beautiful floral gardens and lovely yard at her Fridley residence. Helena was the head cook at the 620 Club, then as a waitress at Stanley's Bar and Grill and 25 years as a waitress at Nye's Polonaise Room. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, September 27th at 11 AM at Holy Cross Church, 1621 University Avenue NE, Minneapolis; with visitation beginning at 10 AM until the time of Mass. Luncheon to follow. Interment immediately following at St. Anthony Cemetery, 2730 Central Avenue NE, Minneapolis. Memorials preferred to Holy Cross Church.