Born in Berlin, Germany on Jul 10, 1921
Died on May 25, 2017 and resided in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Elfriede Helm, age 95, of Sheboygan, entered into peace on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Kindred Hearts Senior Care in Plymouth. She was born in Berlin, Germany on July 10, 1921, the daughter of the late Robert and Emma Boenisch.
Elfriede married Werner Helm on April 5, 1940 in Germany. In 1956, they immigrated to the United States to make a better life for their family with their son and daughter, settling in Sheboygan. Elfriede was an avid card player and treasured her fishing trips to Boom Lake and Maiden Lake. She enjoyed being around all her grandchildren and spending time with her great-grandchildren. Elfriede was a current member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Sheboygan.
Survivors include her two children, Dieter (Marianne) Helm and Evelyn (Tim) Grasse; grandchildren, Chad (Kelli) Grasse, Eric (Jayne) Grasse, Lisa (Chris) Stubbe and Allison (Jeremy) Schramm and eleven great-grandchildren. Many other relatives further survive. Elfriede was preceded in death by her parents, husband Werner in 1968 and brothers.
In accordance to her wishes a private family service will be held and burial will take place at Wildwood Cemetery. The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com
The family would like to thank the staff at Kindred Hearts for their care and compassion during her stay.
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