Helen passed away Saturday November 24, 2012 at her home age of 96 years. Daughter of the late Emory & Helen (White) Nestor she was born December 4, 1915 in Colfax Twp. in Huron County. She married Theodore Malecki November 22, 1936. He predeceased her December 13, 1999. Helen attended Cosmetology School and later worked at Evenknit Mill. She was a member of St. Hyacinth Church and helped out on the funeral luncheons. Helen enjoyed working in her flower gardens, helping out other people and she especially loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are two daughters: Helen (Harry) Grether, Janet (Richard) Mrozinski, three grandchildren: James Mrozinski, Sheri (David) Markey, Shelly (Michael) EauClaire, five great-grandchildren: Nadya, Alex & Dima Markey, Sean and Michelle EauClaire. Also surviving are two sisters: Irene Jaynes, Ruth (Ken) Irion and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a granddaughter: Denise Grether-White, her step-father who raised her: Joseph Meyer, her brothers and sisters: Julia Meyer, Marion Worden, Mary Fischer, Ethel Ryers, Madeline Wheeler, Grace Savage, Emory Nestor, Frank, Steven, Joseph, George, William, Donald and infant brother Donald Meyer and all of the Malecki family.
The family would like to give a heartfelt thanks to Stratford Village, Heartland Hospice and all of her friends at Riverside Place for their love and care.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Hyacinth Church. Rev. Fr. Edward J. Konieczka will officiate with private burial in MidlandCityCemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday after 10:00 a.m. There will be a parish vigil service for Helen on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Heartland Hospice or donor’s favorite charity. www.ambrosefuneralchapel.com