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Helen R. Seifert

January 17, 1926 ~ July 31, 2019 (age 93)

Helen R. Seifert, 93 of Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Fort Memorial Hospital.

Helen Ruth Serns was born on January 17, 1926 in Watertown, WI, the daughter of Ernest and Ella (Peters) Serns.  On September 14, 1946, Helen married Earl C. Seifert and the couple had 2 sons and enjoyed 63 years of marriage until his death in 1999.  Helen belonged to St. John’s. Ev. Lutheran Church all her life and was baptized and confirmed there.  She belonged to the Ladies Aid where she served many years on the Sunshine Committee, the Peanut Committee, and as a nanny for the Grace Notes.  She was also a long-time and active volunteer with Tomorrow’s Hope.  Her faith, family, church and friends were of utmost importance to Helen and she will be dearly missed.

She is survived by: her sons Thomas (Lisa Smetana) Seifert of Pelican Lake, WI, and John (Debra) Seifert of Jefferson; grandchildren Kerry (Andrew) Osmond, Luke (Melissa) Seifert, Amanda (Luke McGowen) Seifert, and Kyle Keiser; great-grandson Gabriel Seifert.  She is also survived by a number of other relatives and friends.

Helen is preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister Kathryn Wagner, brothers Robert and Charles Serns, and sister-in-law Mary Serns.

The family would like to express a sincere thank you to the staff of Sylvan Crossing for the loving care provided. 

A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church of Jefferson with Rev. Joshua Martin presiding.  Visitation will be on Tuesday from 9:00AM until the time of service at church.  Burial will take place at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery of Jefferson following the service.

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