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Helen Zielaskowski

1923 - 2012

Helen Frances Zielaskowski age 88 of Rogers City
passed away peacefully at her home on July 7, 2012

She was born July 30, 1923 in Rogers City
to Walter and Pauline (Gapezynski) Yarch.

On May 1, 1943 she married Emil Zielaskowski at St. Ignatius Catholic Church.
Helen was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church and it’s Rosary Society.

Mrs. Zielaskowski is survived by:
her children, Carol (Ray) Smolinski of Rogers City,
Clair (Albert) Styma of Posen, Susan Bannasch of Rogers City,
Emil (Molly) Zielaskowski of Rogers City,
Allen (Sue) Zielaskowski of North Carolina, and
Robert (Laurie) Zielaskowski of Posen;
20 grandchildren;
many great grandchildren;
6 brothers and sisters, Ann (Larry)Losinski, Darlene (Paul) Spens, John Yarch,
Evangeline (Joe) Belusar, Lillian (Daniel) Zielaskowski,
and Rose (George) Patrick.

She was preceded in death by:
her husband, Emil;
daughter, Sally Rhodes;
grandson, Mark Styma;
brothers and sisters, Dolores Schleben, Julian Yarch, Emily Soper, Eli Yarch,
and infant brother, Frank.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Monday from 5:00 until
8:00 p.m. with rosary at 6:30 led by the St. Ignatius Rosary Society. The parish
wake service follows at 7:00 p.m. with Sr. Rita Epple conducting. Visitation
will continue at the funeral home on Tuesday from 9:30 till 10:30 a.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz at
St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.

Interment will take place at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials appreciated to Hospice of Michigan in memory
of Helen Zielaskowski

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Helen Zielaskowski – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI