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Helen Wicks, 65

Aug 28, 2011

Blue Earth – Helen Wicks, age 65, of Eden Prairie, formerly of Elmore, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center,?Blue Earth.

Funeral Services were held Aug. 27, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore. The Rev. Robert Roettger officiated. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. Visitation time was an hour prior to services at the church. Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Blue Earth assisted the family with the arrangements.

Helen was born Oct. 27, 1945, in Blue Earth, the daughter of Harry and Lillie (Nelson) Ziegler.

Helen Wicks is survived by her husband, Thomas G. Wicks, III, of Eden Prairie; sons, Thomas G. Wicks, IV, of Brooklyn Park, and Jacob Erik Wicks, of Brooklyn Park; sisters, Jeanette Fenske, of Blue Earth, and Carolyn (David) Halverson, of Rake, Iowa; brother, Donald (Joyce) Ziegler, of?Blue Earth; and brother-in-law, Ken Eischen, Buffalo, NY.

Memorial donations are preferred to the Hiawatha Home Foundation, the care facility where Erik was a resident for 17 years. Hiawatha Home Foundation, 1820 Valkyrie Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com