Obit: Krainz, Helen O. (1919 - 2010)
Surnames: Krainz, Horvat, Godec, Harbort,
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 10/08/2010
Krainz, Helen O. (20 FEB 1919 - 6 OCT
WILLARD -- Helen O. Krainz,
91, of Willard, died at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen
on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010.
Funeral services will be held
at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at Holy Family Catholic Church
in Willard. The Rev. Joseph Follmar will officiate, and burial will
take place in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be
Michael Harbort, James Harbort, Duane Krainz, Justin Zwieg, Brandon
Zwieg, Darwin Zwieg and Allan Harbort.
Visitation will be held at
the church Saturday, from 9 a.m. until time of service.
Helen Olga Horvat was born
Feb. 20, 1919, in Willard, the daughter of John and Johanna (Godec)
Horvat. She grew up and received her education in the Willard area,
and completed her GED at the age of 71.
Helen was united in marriage
to Valentine F. Krainz on Jan. 21, 1942, at Holy Family Catholic
Church in Willard. She was a homemaker and farm wife, working
alongside her husband on the farm. In addition to farm life, Helen
also baby-sat her grandchildren, cleaned the church in Willard and
worked at the Loyal Cannery for a few summers. She had many
interests, but especially loved spending time with her family and
friends -- to which she was very devoted -- crocheting, sewing,
music, fishing, gardening, house plants, bingo and playing
She was a member of Holy
Family Catholic Church and its CCW, KSKJ Lodge, Willard Historical
Society, Clark County Merry Homemakers for 50 years, N.A.R.F., Rock
Dam Rod & Gun Club and was a 4-H sewing leader.
She will be dearly missed by
her children, Donna (Allan) Harbort of Brookfield, Robert (Mary
Ann) Krainz of Willard, Larry (Cheryl) Krainz of Marshfield and
Ruth (Darwin) Zwieg of Willard; five grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; her husband, Val, on Nov. 19, 2006; one son, Valentine
F. Krainz Jr.; and her siblings, Mary Klune, John Horvat, Joe
Horvat, Jennie Tolaney, Louis and Rudy Horvat.
Online condolences may be
expressed at www.cuddiefh.com
Cuddie Funeral Home of
Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements.