Obit: Stamcar, Helen H. (1914 - 2002)

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Surnames: STAMCAR FLORKOWSKI HOPA WERDIN FILLO

----Source: TRIBUNE-RECORD-GLEANER (Loyal, Wis.) 11/13/2002

Stamcar, Helen H. (19 JUN 1914 - 9 NOV 2002)

Helen H. Stamcar, 88, Willard, Clark County, Wis., died on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at Memorial Medical Center, Neillsville. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Willard. The Rev. Joseph Follmar officiated. Burial was in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Bill Snedic, Ed Perko Jr., Roy Gregorich, Bill Petkovsek, Fred Gregorich and John Brezonick.

Helen Harriet Florkowski was born on June 19, 1914, in rural Thorp, to John and Barbara (nee Hopa) Florkowski. She was raised on the family farm and educated at Thorp and Lublin area country schools. After her education, she continued to live and work on the family farm. She married Rudolph Fillo in 1932. They farmed nine miles south of Thorp until he died. She sold the farm and moved to the state of Washington to be near her son. She returned to Thorp and worked at the Silver Dollar Bar. She married John Stamcar on Oct. 3, 1970, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Willard. She resided near Willard until entering the Memorial Nursing Home in April 2002. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and Holy Family CCW.

Survivors include her husband, John, Willard; one daughter, Mary (Howard) Werdin, Whitewater; one son, Rudolph (Arlene) Fillo, Elma, Wash.; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and three sisters, Jean Much, Hartford, Margaret Florkowski, Mesa Ariz., and Marie Florkowski, Mesa, Ariz.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband, Rudolph Fillo, on Dec. 30, 1966; one sister, Emily; and five brothers, Anton, Edward, Michael, John and Pete.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.

 

 


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