Helen Beatrice (Campbell) Hazel, age 93, of Crystal, died Thursday, March 24, 2011, at St. Mary’s Senior Living Center in Winsted as a result of congestive heart failure.
Helen was born Sept. 17, 1917, in Winsted, the daughter of Denis and Ella (Seymour) Campbell.
She worked many years as a secretary for the Minneapolis School District.
Helen loved golfing and played on two leagues until she was 90 years old. She also enjoyed playing bridge and was a member of the Chic Chix Bridge Club in Winsted many years ago.
Helen was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Robbinsdale. She volunteered at the St. Therese Care Center in the Gift Shop, and was a member of the St. Therese Auxiliary Board.
Helen had no children of her own, but she was very close to her nieces and nephews and considered them her children. She is also survived by many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis “Bud” Hazel; parents, Denis and Ella (Seymour) Campbell; sisters and brother, Mixie Roufs, Elderine Fasching, Keene Kubasch, Jerome Campbell and baby brother John Edward; half-brothers and half-sister, Paul Campbell, Denis Campbell and Clara McCarthy; and nephews Keith Kubasch and Tom Roufs. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Saturday, March 26 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with visitation preceding the Mass, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the church. Interment was in Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted served the family; www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.