Helen (1918 - 2007)
Contact: R. Lipprandt
Surnames: CROOK, FARNING, GIESE, HOHNDORF, PODEVELS, PROCHASKA
----Sources: The Tribune-Phonograph, Vol. 47, No. 19, Wed., May 9, 2007, p 13
Farning, Helen (Giese) (06 Nov 1918 - 05 May 2007)
Helen Farning, 88, Colby, died Saturday, May 5th, 2007, at Memorial Nursing Home, Medford.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Saturday until time of services. Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 12th, 2007, at Maurina Funeral Home Abbotsford, Wis. The Reverend Jeff Tarras will preside. Burial will be in Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Town of Frankfort.
Helen was born November 6th, 1918, in the Town of Frankfort to Fred and Mary (Prochaska) Giese.
Helen and Henry Farning were married January 11th, 1936. Henry died October 23rd, 2002. They farmed in Marathon County, then moved to Abbotsford in 1950 and then to Colby in 1974.
She is survived by her children, Donald (Mary) Farning, Medford and Shirley (Lee) Crook, Chippewa falls; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Frieda (Harold) Podevels, Colby and Edna Hohndorf, Wauwatosa.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, one brother and three sisters.
Maurina-Community Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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