Delores Helgren

    Delores Helgren,  95, of Wayne, died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne.
    Services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. at  Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne. The Rev. Michael Buchhorn will officiate. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from noon until service time at Grace Lutheran Church in Wayne.
    Burial will be in Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wayne.
    Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne.
    Memorials may be directed to the Helgren family for later designation.
    Delores Alfreda Helgren was born May 4, 1923 on a farm in Wayne County to John and Sophia (Meyer) Test. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church south of Wakefield. She attended School District #33. Delores married Aaron Eugene “Gene” Helgren Jr. on Dec. 20, 1944 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church near Wakefield and they enjoyed 67 years together. The couple farmed southeast of Wayne for over 60 years, before moving into Wayne in 1991.  Delores was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.
    Survivors include her sons, Don Helgren of Laurel, Rick (Cheryl) Helgren of Lincoln, and Randy Helgren of Neligh; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren;    one great-great grandchild; nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gene in 2012; daughters-in-law, Betty Helgren in 2002, and Ava Helgren in 2007; a brother, Ardale Test; two sisters, and brothers-in-law, Leona (Willard Hammer) and Marian  (Elwin Nelsen and Harvey Brasch).
    Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Lindsay, Clint Thomas, Jerold “Butch” Meyer and Glen Nichols.
    Active pallbearers will be Jason Helgren, Todd Helgren, Lathan Asbra, Zachary Benes, Mark Benes and Steven Brabec.


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