Visitation for Helen Sammons, 89, of Tracy, will be from 12:00 p.m. â 2:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Life Remembrance Center of Tracy (formerly Almlie Horvath Funeral Home.) Interment will follow the service at the Tracy Cemetery. Lunch will follow the interment at the Twin Circles Community Center.
Helen Leon (Cowell) Sammons was born on October 22, 1926, on the family farm by Lucan, Minnesota to Harry and Mary (Greenbush) Cowell. She grew up and attended rural school in Tracy. Helen worked as a server in a few places including the Railroad Depot, Exchange Hotel and Orveâs Neon Inn. She enjoyed flowers and gardening, riding her bike, camping and trips to Canada. She especially enjoyed time spent at Lake Shetek and family gatherings over the fourth of July and Labor Day. Faith was important to Helen, she served Jehovah for more than 30 years.
Helen died on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at the Prairie View Healthcare Center in Tracy. She is survived by her children Randi (and Terry) Wixon of Brandon, SD, Debbie Shamatt and special friend Curt Dreier of Tracy, Kim Lunda of Bay City, WI, and special friend Norman Baker of Bay City, WI, Jerome Sammons and special friend Susan Miller of Clear Lake, SD, and brother Donald Cowell of Florida, 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband David, daughters Patty Wetter and Bonnie Irving, two brothers and two sisters.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM