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Irene T. Helmbrecht

Irene T. Helmbrecht, age 74, of Hollywood Township, died late Friday, Aug. 3, 2001, at the Elim Home in Watertown.

She was born in Hollywood Township, Carver County Sept. 7, 1926, the daughter of Peter M. and Louisa Quast Kieser.

Irene Kieser and Isadore S. Helmbrecht were joined in holy marriage May 20, 1952, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted.

Irene was a life long resident of Hollywood Township. She and her husband engaged in dairy farming for many years. Irene also was formerly employed at the Green Giant Plant, Winsted.

Irene was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted.

Irene is preceded in death by a son, Roger Helmbrecht in 1973; her parents; and by brothers, Alfred and Jerome Kieser.

She is survived by her husband, Isadore S. Helmbrecht; a daughter, Linda (Wayne) Wilson and a son, Eugene Helmbrecht, all of Mayer; grandchildren, Kenny and Sarah Wilson, Melissa and Michael Helmbrecht; a brother, Reuben (Pearl) Kieser of Howard Lake; sisters, Marietta (Leo) Mallak of Silver Lake, and Corrina Hagen of Winsted; a half-sister, Margie Handeland of Arizona; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Irene Helmbrecht was conducted Tuesday, Aug. 7, 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted. The Rev. Paul L. Wolf was the Celebrant, and interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Carrie Knott was organist for the Mass.

Casketbearers were Jerry Helmbrecht, John Guenigsman, Jason Kieser, Leonard Kieser, Gregory Helmbrecht, and Alfred Kieser.

The Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, served the family.

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