Helen Bertha Clark, of Johannesburg, passed away on Monday, August 7, 2017. She was 93.
Helen was born in Johannesburg, on April 12, 1924 to Edwin and Elizabeth (Thompson) Keskine. On December 19, 1942, she married Elwin Clark, with whom she had five children. In addition to being a 4H leader and a member of the Grange, Helen was also an avid quilter.
Helen is survived by her children, Elsie Hughes, Dale (Geraldine) Clark, Stuart (Vicki) Clark, Louise (Jill Ginsberg) Clark, and Don (Corrine) Clark; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Elwin; parents; and siblings Toivo Kotimaki and Marie Duffield.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM from the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Gaylord.
Visitation at the Nelson Funeral Home will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Friday, August 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM until the time of services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Otsego County Animal Shelter. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.