Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Luxemburg for Frances (Waltzing) Hellmann who died Saturday at Sterling Park Health Care in Waite Park. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 9:30 a.m. 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday morning in St. Marys Hall in Luxemburg. Arrangements with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring.
Frances (Waltzing) Hellmann was born September 8, 1922 in Clearwater, MN to Edward and Anna (Paul) Waltzing. She married Paul Hellmann May 31, 1950 in St. Pauls Catholic Church in St. Cloud, and they lived in Paynesville, and then Northwest of Cold Spring until moving to Luxemburg in 1960. Before marriage Frances worked for Dr. Claude Lewis MD as a housekeeper and cook in 1947, at Happs Cafe; as a dishwasher in 1948 and at St. Cloud Hospital as an Aid in 1949 1950 when she married and became a homemaker. Frances had a deep faith that carried her through her lifes journey. She loved spending time with family and friends, and loved flowers. She enjoyed working in the garden, doing crafts, reading and quilting.
She is survived by her son, Edward of Luxemburg; her daughter, Dorothy (Robert) Wagner of Clearwater; granddaughter, Paula (Jim) Jones of Rogers; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Bethany Jones; step-great-grandchildren, Nick and Brittney Jones and sisters, Mildred Jones, and Veronica Smith, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul in 1993; her parents; sisters, Clara Jansen and Irene Waltzing, and several in-laws.
Thank you to her friends and caregivers at Sterling Park Health Care and Heartland Hospice. The support, care and concern given to Frances and our family throughout her stay was appreciated and will always be remembered.