Oldenburg, Helen Anna, Hemlock, Michigan


Passed away Friday, May 25, 2012 at Schnepp Senior Care & Rehab Center, age 92 years. Helen was born in Merrill, Michigan March 10, 1920 the daughter of the Paul and Louise (Jeschke) Pomeraning. She married Erwin Oldenburg November 20, 1937. He predeceased her February 24, 1998. She was a member of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Hemlock. Helen and Erwin owned and operated Oldenburg Groceries for 12 years. She enjoyed playing Euchre. Helen is survived by two daughters, Ruth (Charles) Browne, Hemlock, Michigan and Arlene (Jim) Hawes, Corpus Christi, Texas; four grandchildren, Kelly Latty, Charles (Karen) Browne, Shelly Hawes and Beth Woolly; eight great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Helen was predeceased by two grandsons, Troy Browne and Greg Hawes; a great-grandchild, Joseph Browne; two sisters, Alvera Falkenberg and Dorothy Falkenberg. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, 2290 Pretzer Road, Hemlock. Rev. Phil Bigelow will officiate with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 201 N. Miller Road, and at church Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. John Ev. Lutheran Church or Schnepp Senior Care and Rehab Center Resident Activity Fund. www.casefuneralhome.com