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Born: Apr 29, 1932

Date of Passing: Dec 07, 2019

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(nee DUBEK)
April 29, 1932 - December 7, 2019

Helen passed away at Grace Hospital, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
She was predeceased by her husband Matt; parents, Annie and Mike; brother Metro; and friend Sandra Pardoski.
She is sorely missed by her daughters, Dianne and Lila; sister and brother-in-law Rose and Bob LaPonder; niece Tammy and husband Costas Piliotis; and great-nieces, Rose and Chrissa Piliotis; and cousins, Mary Rubeniuk and Jean Parypa.
Helen was fluent in Ukrainian and English. She grew up on the family farm in Grandview, Manitoba; working very hard, gathering eggs, plucking chickens, tending gardens, canning fruits and vegetables, and milking cows before and after school. Helen sewed, knitted, crocheted and cooked from an early age.
Helen moved to town when she married Matt. For 25 years she worked at Grandview School as a cleaner.
Helen belonged to the Grandview Nimble Thimbles Quilting Club. She created many beautiful quilts and generously gifted them to family and friends.
When she was 85, Helen moved to Winnipeg. She will be remembered as a kind and generous person. Remember, "Love is what you do."

Bardal Funeral Home

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 17, 2019

Condolences & Memories (2 entries)

  • Sorry to learn about the passing of your dear mother. She will live on in your heart and many cherished memories. - Posted by: Helen Wieler (Colleague of Lila) on: Dec 18, 2019

  • My sincerest condolences in the loss of your mom. Hopefully the memories of your happy times together will help to lessen the pain you are feeling at this difficult time. My thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Alanna Goodman (Colleague of Lila) on: Dec 18, 2019

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