O'Connor, Helen J., Saginaw, Michigan


Went to be with the Lord on August 23, 2012, at Cartwright Care Center at the age of 95 years. Helen was born March 19, 1917, in James Township to the late John and Emma (Luedtke) Kaufmann. She worked for Saginaw General and retired after 25 years. After retirement she spent 32 years in Florida. She attended SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by her children, James (Barbara) O'Connor, John (Mona) O'Connor, Patrick (Gloria) O'Connor, Richard O'Connor and his friend Mary; 4 grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Kauffman. She was predeceased by her former husband James O'Connor; and 3 sisters and 2 brothers. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, August 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church 4735 W. Michigan. Fr. John Johnson will officiate with burial to follow in St. Andrews Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 3:00-8:00 p.m. on Sunday at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road, where the family will gather at 7:00 p.m. for a prayer service. Friends may visit again at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the church or to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Foundation. www.casefuneralhome.com