Obit: West, Helen (1936 - 2005)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: West, Abbot, Butrick, Kennedy

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, WI) August 17, 2005

West, Helen (22 March 1936 - 9 Aug. 2005)

Helen West, age 69, of Owen died Tuesday Aug. 9, 2005 at her home in the town of Hixon.

Helen was born March 22, 1936 in Turtle Lake, to Russell and Grace (Abbot) Butrick. Helen and James West were married Dec. 28, 1957. He died June 12, 2004.

She taught elementary school in Amery, before moving to Owen in 1967 where she assisted her husband as a bookkeeper and office manager in his appliance repair business.

Surviving are: her daughter Debra West of Madison; a sister Betty Kennedy, of Arvada, CO; and one brother Lauren Butrick of Eau Claire.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; one son, Scott West in June 1986; and one brother, Lyle Butrick.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 15, at Maurina Funeral Home in Owen, Wis. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Withee. The Rev. Tim Jerry officiated.



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