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Helen M. Wiesolek

September 22, 1923 January 9, 2018
Helen M. Wiesolek
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Helen M. Wiesolek
Of Elk Grove Village

Helen M. Wiesolek was born on September 22, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois to Henry and Mary (nee Henschel) Gerke. She grew up in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. She died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Lutheran Home & Services, Arlington Heights.

Mrs. Wiesolek met her husband while working at the CTA. She was a homemaker and a devout Catholic. Helen enjoyed baking and will be remembered for her famous Apple Slices and Christmas Cookies. She loved board games including Chinese Checkers, Rummikub and Mystery Mansion. Her favorite pass time was playing 500 Rummy and Pinochle and working on Word Find books. Helen’s greatest joy was having dinner with her family and celebrating her birthday and the holidays together with her family.

Helen is survived by her children Katherine W. (Thomas) Kuta, John J. (Sandra) Wiesolek, III, Mary M. (John) Kelley, and Richard H. (Deborah) Wiesolek; her grandchildren, Melanie Kuta, Jarrett, John, and Hannah Wiesolek, Kristine (T.J.) Schaffner, Joseph and Karlene Kelley, Laura (Ed) Godfrey, Elizabeth (J.D.) Shaw, Richard, and Katie Wiesolek; and her great grandchildren, Trevor and Keegan Schaffner, Haley and Brooke Godfrey and Lilly Shaw. Also, her sister-in-law Eve Gerke; her nephew Robert (Kris) Gerke, her nieces Francine (David) Waters and Karlene Sandstrom; her great nephews Stephen Gerke and Andrew Waters and her great nieces Sarah (Joe) King and Eve (Scott) Brown.

She was preceded in death, in 1978, by her husband, John J. Wiesolek, Jr.; her parents; and her brothers, Bernard, George, Robert and Leonard Gerke.

The family will receive guests from 9:30 am until time of Memorial Service at 12:30 pm, Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, Illinois.


Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


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Visitation

Saturday

13

Jan

9:30 AM 1/13/2018 9:30:00 AM - 12:30 PM 1/13/2018 12:30:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

13

Jan

12:30 PM 1/13/2018 12:30:00 PM - 1:00 PM 1/13/2018 1:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States
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