AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Helen Franko, of Mora, died on Wednesday, August, 24, 2016 at her home. She was 85 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held on Monday, August 29th at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Mora.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.
INURNMENT will be at a later date at Sunset Cemetery at St. Anthony.
Helen Marie Franko, of Mora, MN, passed away August 24, 2016 surrounded by her family, at the age of 85.
She was born on January 29, 1931 and grew up in St. Paul, MN, the only child of Walter and Esther Randt. She was baptized at Zion Lutheran Church, confirmed at Jehovah Lutheran Church, both in St. Paul. She graduated in 1948 from Wilson High School. She worked at Harvest States Cooperatives, and retired from U of M Ag Extension Service St. Paul campus. She married Don on June 22, 1963 at Como Park Lutheran Church.
Helen was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She loved crafts, travel, playing golf & cards, singing in church choir, along with many other activities. She was very devoted to many friends.
Don and Helen live in Roseville, White Bear Lake, Clear Lake, St. Cloud and Plant City, FL before moving to Mora.
She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter-in-law Pam.
She is survived by husband Don, sons Jeff, Jim (Jude), Dave (Lydia), Dan (Diane); 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; plus other relatives and friends