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Helen M. Liffrig -- Pine Island

December 28, 2018

Helen M. Liffrig, age 93, of Pine Island, formerly of Mazeppa, died on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at the Pine Haven Care Center.

A memorial Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mazeppa, with Father Randal Kasel celebrating the Mass. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the Mass Friday at the church.

Helen Margaret Meyer was born on Nov. 3, 1925, in Hammond, to Louis and Aurelia (Lamb) Meyer. She grew up in Mazeppa and graduated from Mazeppa High School in 1943.

On June 6, 1949, she married Wilfrid W. Liffrig at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. They made their home in Mazeppa and Helen was a homemaker, while Wilfrid worked at the Mazeppa Feed Mill. For a number of years, Helen did hairdressing out of her home. In 2007, they moved to Pine Island. Helen enjoyed gardening and canning, cooking, baking, and sewing. Helen was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mazeppa.

Helen is survived by her son, Mark (Teresa) Liffrig of Pine Island; grandchildren, Laura (Jake) McBroom of Wanamingo, Ben Liffrig of Mazeppa and Matthew Liffrig of Pine Island; and great-grandchildren, Aurelia, Violet, Otis and Virgil McBroom.

Helen was preceded in death by her brothers, Chester, Joseph and George Meyer; and her sister, Dorthelda Musty.

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