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Helen Lucille Kelsey

February 5, 1928 — August 31, 2016

HELEN LUCILLE (CATES) KELSEY

Helen Lucille (Cates) Kelsey passed away on August 31, 2016 in Kaufman, Texas. She was 88 years old. She was born to Lillian (Heyer) Cates and Walter Cates on February 5, 1928 in Faribault, MN. She married Wilfred Kelsey and together they had 3 daughters. Helen worked at JC Penney and later opened an antique shop in Medford, MN. They retired to Canton, TX in 1986. She enjoyed quilting, antiquing and watching wrestling on TV. Helen is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Wilfred, and her son-in-law, Larry Joe Young. She is survived by her 3 daughters, Linda Piper and husband Chuck of Faribault, MN, Diane Young of Kaufman, TX, Karen McMahon and husband Joe of Lewisville, TX, 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 2 sisters, Ruth Robinson and Pat Stoeckel and a niece and nephews. A service was held in Kaufman, TX and there will be a private burial at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault, MN. The family would like to thank Sunflower Park and Solaris Hospice for all their TLC and Mary & Bob Estes for their weekly visit and candy.

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

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