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Helena Laubenthal 1917-2010

Apr 29, 2010

WEST BEND?– Funeral service for Helena M. Laubenthal of West Bend is 10:30 a.m. today, Thursday, April 29, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in West Bend.

Burial will follow in the West Bend Cemetery. The Harris Funeral Home of West Bend is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Laubenthal died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at the Spencer Hospital in Spencer. She was 93.

Helena was born Feb. 24, 1917, in Whittemore, the daughter of John and Helena (Dahlhauser) Bisenius.

On Aug. 25, 1942, Helena and Thomas James Laubenthal were married at Assumption Catholic Church in Emmetsburg. The couple resided on a farm in rural West Bend until moving into town in 2003. For the past two and one-half years, Helena has been a resident of the West Bend Care Center.

Helena is survived by her husband of 68 years, Thomas Laubenthal of West Bend; son Jerome Laubenthal and his wife Cynthia of West Bend; grandchildren, Carol (Cary) Heinen of Algona, Teresa Laubenthal of Gilbert, AZ, Angela (Justin)?Roethler of West Bend, and Todd (Emily)?Laubenthal of West Bend; great grandchildren, Clarissa Laubenthal-Barnett, Casey Heinen and Jayda, Caden and Ian Roethler; brothers, John, James, Francis and Edward Bisenius; and sisters, Mary Montag and Lucille Sparks; many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Laubenthal was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Joe and Bernard; and sisters, Leona, Rosella and Rita.

Online condolences to: www.harrisfuneralservices.com