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Steve and Mary Beth, so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. The memories are flooding my mind from Plum Street. I remember your Mom and Dad caring for my brother Mike and I when our little sister, Laurie, was born. We loved playing with your Dad's beagles, especially Smokey. Your mom kept us stoked with cookies while your Dad helped us make gifts for our parents in his wood shop. I could go on, but not here.
Please know I will never forget your parents. They were wonderful to all the neighborhood kids.
Sincerely,
Jim Croker


Posted by: Jim Croker - Iowa City, IA - Friend   Dec 01, 2015

Steve, Mary Beth,and Family,
I am sorry to hear of your Mother's passing, I worked with her in the Cashiers office at the U of Ia. until she retired. Many wonderful memories of such a great lady! You are so blessed!May peace be with you.


Posted by: David Lair - Coralville, IA   Dec 01, 2015

Helen was my class mate , class of 1954. Leland was my firt cousin her brother in law. She sure did a lot with her life. I so enjoyed reading her obituary. I sent to our member of class to send out to all. My condolences


Posted by: Marilyn Jensen - Coralville, IA - classmate   Dec 01, 2015

Helen was a second mother to me and the rest of us Kennedys. She and Bob brought us along on fishing trips, camping trips and all other kinds of fun activities. I chuckle every time I think back on the Red Lake trip when she and Mary Beth were interrupted by a hungry bear while picking wild blueberries! Good times.

We spent as much time over at her place as we did at home during the summers growing up on Woodridge.

Regrettably,

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Posted by: Joe Kennedy - Woodinville, WA - Friend   Dec 01, 2015

Dear Steve, Mary Beth, and Family,
Prayers to you. We will never forget your Mom!
May you have some comfort knowing that she is now in God's gentle hands.
Take care.
Celeste and Dave


Posted by: Celeste and Dave Vincent - Iowa City, IA - Friends   Nov 30, 2015

Her Popsicles were legendary! As were her chocolate chip cookies and pancakes. Such a wonderful cook! So many great memories of Helen. Rest in peace.


Posted by: Eileen Patterson - Nevada, IA - Friend   Nov 30, 2015