Delores Helgren

WAYNE — Delores Helgren, 95, Wayne, died Aug. 9, 2018, at Careage Campus of Care, Wayne. Visitation was Aug. 14 at Grace Lutheran Church, Wayne Funeral services followed visitation at Grace Lutheran Church, with Rev. Michael Buchhorn officiating. Interment was in Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wayne. Arrangements were under the direction of Hasemann Funeral Home, Wayne. 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. 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. Delores is survived by her sons, Don Helgren, Laurel; Rick (Cheryl) Helgren, Lincoln; and Randy Helgren, Neligh; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-greatgrandchild; and nieces and nephews. Delores 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 brothersin- law, Leona (Willard Hammer) and Marian (Elwin Nelsen and Harvey Brasch). Memorials may be directed to the Helgren Family for later designation.

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