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Helen I. Flesher

September 23, 1926 September 1, 2019
Helen I. Flesher
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Obituary for Helen I. Flesher

Helen I. Flesher age 92 of Darlington, WI passed away on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at the Lafayette Manor in Darlington. She was born on September 23, 1926, the daughter of Theodore and Esther (Haas) Godfrey. Helen graduated from Mineral Point High School in 1945. She was united in marriage to John William “Bill” Flesher in 1968. Helen lived in rural Mineral Point, WI on the family farm until moving to Darlington in 1967. She was the head cook at The Towne House in Darlington for 40 years where she was known for her pies.

Helen is survived by one sister-in-law: Pauline (Cliff) Godfrey Anderson of Darlington; one brother-in-law: Jack E. Binning of Pine Hurst, North Carolina; 3 nephews: David (Katie) Binning of Germantown, WI, Gary (Mary) Binning of Chatham, New Jersey and Paul (Susan) Godfrey of Darlington, and several great nieces and nephews. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister: Mary Binning, and one brother: William “Bill” Godfrey.

She was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Darlington, it’s Women’s Guild and a past member of the Eastern Star in Darlington. She was self-taught to knit and crochet where she would knit hundreds of stocking caps for the church. Helen also made quilts, did tatting and was involved with photography.

A Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Darlington (339 Louisa Street, Darlington, W 53530) with Rev. Barbara Brakey officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 9:00 A.M. until 10: 45 A.M. at the church. Burial will be at Union Grove Cemetery in Darlington.
The Erickson Funeral Home in Darlington is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ericksonfuneralhome.com.

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Helen’s name.


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Visitation

Friday

6

Sep

9:00 AM 9/6/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 9/6/2019 10:45:00 AM
Immanuel United Church of Christ

339 E. Louisa St
Darlington, WI 53530

Immanuel United Church of Christ
339 E. Louisa St Darlington 53530 WI
United States

Service

Friday

6

Sep

11:00 AM 9/6/2019 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel United Church of Christ

339 E. Louisa St
Darlington, WI 53530

Immanuel United Church of Christ
339 E. Louisa St Darlington 53530 WI
United States
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