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Helen E. Matter, 94

Helen Elizabeth Matter, age 94, of Delano, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at the Golden LivingCenter in Delano.

She was born Jan. 28, 1918, in Franklin Township, to Albert and Anna (Wandersee) Adickes.

Helen was a very active 94-year-old who was still very alert and aware until her dying day.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Armand; children Janet Krause, Jane Giese, Armand Matter Jr., and Sharon Stoneburner; sons-in-law Clement Farniok, Kenneth Giese, Jerry Mortensen, and Jeff Stoneburner; as well as her six siblings and parents.

Helen is survived by her children, Carol Mortensen, Carmen Farniok, David (Linda) Matter, Dennis Matter, and Judith Sericolo; 32 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services took place Friday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. at the West Pointe Church in Delano, with Pastor Tyler Grant officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Visitation was Thursday, Feb. 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and continued Friday one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.