Obituaries

Helen M. Emanuel

December 2, 1920 - March 5, 2018

Helen  M.  Emanuel

Obituary

Belvidere, IL

Helen M. Emanuel of Belvidere, IL went home to be with her Lord on March 5,2018. Helen was born on December 2,1920 in Detroit, MI the daughter of Mathias and Emma Ohlsen. She married Lawrence W. Emanuel on January 26, 1940 in Belvidere, IL, Lawrence preceded her in death on September 22, 1998. Helen was a lifetime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Belvidere, IL. She was involved in Ladies guild and was a member of the Sanctuary Staff. Helen volunteered at Highland Hospital and was active in the 4H community. Helen loved to spend her free time crocheting and making quilts for her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Joyce (Richard) Davis of Belvidere; two brothers, James Ohlsen, Matt Ohlsen; four grandchildren, Nicholas (Cathy) Engelsen, Jeffrey (Michelle) Davis, Michael (Kelly) Davis and Melissa (Todd) Weaver; seven great-grandchildren, Jennifer, Brian, Adam, Hannah, Tyler (Victoria), Madison, Jonathan, 4 step great-grandchildren, Sydney, Charlie, Steven, Matthew as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents, a son, Bryon Emanuel; one brother Louis Ohlsen and one Sister Dorothy Stevens.

A special thank you to Fairhaven 3rd floor staff and especially to Jenell.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 12,2018 at Immanuel Lutheran church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, with the Rev. Allan Buss senior pastor officiating. A Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until 10:45 prior to service. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established at a later date in honor of Helen’s memory.

Service Schedule

Monday, March 12, 2018
9:00 am - 10:45 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

A Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until 10:45 prior to service.

Monday, March 12, 2018
11:00 am

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 12,2018 at Immanuel Lutheran church, 1045 Belvidere Rd, with the Rev. Allan Buss senior pastor officiating.

Highland Garden of Memories

Burial in Highland Garden of Memories.

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Don & Connie

Don & Connie Harrison 2018-03-20T21:12:26

Thoughts and prayers are with you. Your mother was a wonderful person.

Tom Miles 2018-03-11T15:21:39

My prayers are with you Joyce and Rick and family. How blessed you have been to have your mother for 98 years!

Valli Jo Rubeck 2018-03-08T15:14:48

So sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing.

Russell & Bernice Anderson family

Joyce and family 2018-03-08T08:26:30

So sorry to hear of your loss—we never outgrow the yearning for our parents once gone—giant hugs!

Lin &Terry Teeple 2018-03-07T11:50:08

So sorry to hear of your loss—we never outgrow the yearning for our parents once gone—giant hugs!

Lin &Terry Teeple 2018-03-07T11:03:53

Joyce, Rick & family,

So sorry for your loss, I know it’s hard to lose your Mother.
You are in my prayers.

Marcia Henneberry 2018-03-07T10:27:14

Thanking God for preparing a place for her!
Praying for all family and especially you, Joyce. You were a good daughter!

Leah & Scott Anderson 2018-03-07T10:16:16

I did not know Helen personally , I know her Daughter and Grandaughter and Grandson and I can say they are very loving caring ladies and gentleman , I did not get a chance to meet her other family but I am sure they are just as loving as the ones I have the privilege to know . So sorry for the loss of your Mother . sister , Grandmother and Great Grandmother may peace be with you

Wanda Castillo 2018-03-07T10:06:57

Thinking about all Helen’s loved ones. Helen was a sweet and caring person. Many were blessed by knowing her. She is in the arms of our Lord now. God grant peace to her family.

Linda and Dan Haddock 2018-03-07T00:15:08

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