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Helen Margaret VanLerberghe

Helen Margaret (Garrow) VanLerberghe was born on September 24, 1916, in Milroy, to Fred and Clara (Zeiter) Garrow. She grew up in Milroy and Minneota. On April 8, 1940, she was married to Gordon VanLerberghe. The couple made their home in Marshall where Helen worked at Swift Company for more than 40 years. She enjoyed crafts and crochet, fishing, playing bingo and dancing. Helen also enjoyed the occasional trip to the casino. She was most fond of spending time with her family. Helen died on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall. She is survived by her daughter Sharlene Gagnon of Cerro Gordo, IL, daughter-in-law Carol VanLerberghe of Marshall, grandchildren Lee (and Vicky) Gagnon, Sharilyn (and LeRoy) Goodbear, Monte (and Lisa) Gagnon, Pamela (and Darin) Giles, and Todd VanLerberghe, 10 great-grandchildren, 11 great great-grandchildren, sister-in-laws Gladys Johnson and Marlyss Garrow, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Gordon, son Wayne, son-in-law Francis Gagnon, grandson Lonnie Gagnon, four brothers and four sisters.

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Sending love and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. With love, Neal and Robin Scharfe

Robin Scharfe Sep 24 2016 10:23 AM

Sending our love and sympathy to the family. I remember Helen being at Carol and Wayne's home when we would visit. Aunt Arlene also gave me several large round lace doilies as gifts throughout the years that Helen had made.

Betty Neumann Sep 22 2016 2:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen VanLerberghe

Jerry & Marilyn King Sep 22 2016 8:43 AM

Helen will be missed by family and friends. I remember all the fun times she had with the Carlson family. Helen, you were like another grandma to us. Rest in peace in your eternal home. Our thought and prayers are with the family.

Jerry & Marilyn King Sep 22 2016 8:43 AM

VanLerberghe Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cherish all of your wonderful memories of Helen.

Don and Jan Fuhrmann Sep 21 2016 3:09 PM