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Helen Riis

Helen Riis, age 93, of Waconia, formerly of Mound, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2007, at her home in Waconia.

She was born Oct. 31, 1914, to John and Ramona Elias in Oahu, Hawaii.

Helen was preceded in death by her son, Robert.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Donald; children Gwendolyn, Arthur and Judy, Alfred and Pat, BettyJo and Mike, Donald Jr. and Bonnie, and Cindy and Curt; special friend Joan and Cal; 18 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 22 at the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home with the Rev. Gregg Donnelly officiating. Interment was in the Watertown Community Cemetery.

Arrangements were by the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.