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Helen M. Walsh

September 24, 1926 December 16, 2019
Helen M. Walsh
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Obituary for Helen M. Walsh

POTOSI – Helen M. Walsh, age 93, of Potosi, passed away on Monday, December 16, 2019, at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, IA, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 24, 1926, the daughter of Patrick and Elizabeth (Spellman) Mulholland. Helen graduated from Waukegan High School in Waukegan, IL. On January 21, 1947, she was united in marriage to Donald A. Walsh at St. John the Baptist Church in Muscoda, WI. Together they owned and operated Walsh Stores with locations in Tennyson, Prairie du Chien, Galena, IL and Maquoketa, IA, where Helen was employed as a bookkeeper. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, the church choir and Altar Society in Tennyson. Helen dearly loved her family and especially enjoyed keeping up with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include two sons, Michael (Peg) Walsh, Potosi; Richard (Pat) Walsh, Galena, IL; two daughters, Victoria (Mac) McLaughlin, Maquoketa, IA; Jacklyn (Larry) Curtis, Potosi; thirteen grandchildren: Chad (Angele) and Scott (Anniina) Walsh, Misty (Doug Biehl), DJ (Amber), and Casey (Samantha) McLaughlin, Bekki (Chris) Watkins, Brad (fiancé Taylor Peterson) Walsh, and Bobbi (Matt) Neuman, Bridget (Trevor) Udelhofen, Brent, Brady Curtis, Lindsay (Cody) Olson, and Lacey (Ankit) Kumar; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Diana "Diane" (Harold) Casey; a sister-in-law, Dot David, Potosi; many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her loving husband, Donald, Helen was preceded in death by her siblings: Robert "Bob" (Grace), Truman (Lucille) Mulholland, Lorraine (Irish) Foley, Lucille (Lee) Drake, Ilene (Bill) Henson, Marge (Eddie) Infield; five brothers-in-law: Clifford (Isabelle), Robert (Jeanette), Parnell (Julia) Walsh, Walter (Erma), Marvin David; sisters-in-law: Sr. Patricia Ann Walsh, Patricia (Ben) Langmeier.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tennyson with Father Richard Leffler officiating. Burial will be in St. Andrew Cemetery, Tennyson. Family and friends may call on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church where a 9:45 a.m. parish scripture service will be prayed. In lieu of plants and flowers, a Helen M. Walsh Memorial Fund has been established. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Potosi is assisting the family.
Online condolences: www.martinschwartzfuneralhomes.com


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Visitation

Saturday

21

Dec

10:00 AM 12/21/2019 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/21/2019 1:00:00 PM
St. Andrew Catholic Church

101 Church Street
Potosi, WI 53820

Parish Scripture Service at 9:45 a.m.

St. Andrew Catholic Church
101 Church Street Potosi 53820 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

21

Dec

1:00 PM 12/21/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 12/21/2019 2:00:00 PM
St. Andrew Catholic Church

101 Church Street
Potosi, WI 53820

St. Andrew Catholic Church
101 Church Street Potosi 53820 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Andrew Cemetery Final Resting Place

104 Church Street
Potosi, WI 53820

104 Church Street Potosi 53820 WI
United States
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