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Helen L. Cullen 1916-2008

Sep 23, 2008

Funeral service for Helen Cullen, former Emmetsburg resident, was Monday, Sept. 22, at the Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg. Pastor Robert A. Cuthbertson officiated. Burial was in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Ringsted.

Mrs. Cullen, 92, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008, at Cornerstone Village nursing home in Pittsburg, KS.

Helen Lindeback Cullen was born Jan. 11, 1916. She is the daughter of Harvey and Ida Knudson.

Helen and Martin J. Lund were married Sept. 28, 1935. He died in December, 1962.

Helen married Gerald K. Cullen in August, 1965. The couple owned and operated the Lucky Charm Motel and Robert Emmett Trailer Court.

Helen is survived by a daughter, Judith (Robert) Cuthbertson of Topeka, KS; son-in-law, Jack (Carolyn) Baker of Rochester, MN; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and a brother, Kenneth (Marilyn) Knutson of Litchfield, IL.

Mrs. Cullen was preceded in death by her husbands, Martin Lund and Gerald Cullen; a daughter, Sharon Baker; a son, David Lund; a sister and two brothers.

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