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Helen Jean Gigstead

July 11, 1919 May 31, 2019
Helen Jean Gigstead
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Helen J. Gigstead, Algoma, missed her milestone birthday by 41 days. She passed away Friday May 31, 2019 at Oak Creek Assisted Living. She was born July 11, 1919 in Casco to James and Grace (Hilton) Hall. As a young girl her family moved to Sturgeon Bay where she graduated from Sturgeon Bay High School. Helen was a stay at home mom until her children were in high school. She then did housecleaning for families in the Sturgeon Bay area for many years. She moved her family to Algoma in 1965, where she continued to do housecleaning up in Sturgeon Bay and started working for the Hotel Stebbins.
Helen loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren, she enjoyed having summer garage sales, sewing and crocheting.
She is survived by her son Richard (Nancy) Gigstead and daughter Shirley (Dennis) Walter, daughter-in-law Pearl Gigstead; eight grandchildren Tina (Greg), Dana (Brian), Robbie, Jimmer, Pamela (Bob), Bryan (Shannon), Brandon and William Jr (Cindy); 16 great grandchildren Jeremy (Kelly), Justin, Trevor, Summer, Hunter, Rae Ann, Remington, Samantha, Cassandra, Allison, Remember, Ryker, William III, Shannon, Charlie and Michael; five great-great grandchildren Helena, Elizabeth, Oliver, Hariley and Brody; one granddaughter-in-law Enui Song. She was preceded in death by two sons William and David, one grandson John, two sisters Dorothy (Glen) Anderson and Margaret (Earl) Wetzel, niece Marilyn LaPointe and her special friend Hank.
Family and friends are invited to the visitation for Helen on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the SCHINDERLE FUNERAL HOME, Algoma, from 10:00 AM until the time of services at 11:30 AM with Rev. Carl Brewer officiating. Burial in the Evergreen Cemetery to follow.
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Visitation

Saturday

8

Jun

10:00 AM 6/8/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 6/8/2019 11:30:00 AM
Schinderle Funeral Home

1600 Schinderle Ln
Algoma, WI 54201

Schinderle Funeral Home
1600 Schinderle Ln Algoma 54201 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Jun

11:30 AM 6/8/2019 11:30:00 AM
Schinderle Funeral Home

1600 Schinderle Ln
Algoma, WI 54201

Schinderle Funeral Home
1600 Schinderle Ln Algoma 54201 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hwy 54
Algoma, WI 54201

Hwy 54 Algoma 54201 WI
United States
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