Pococke, Helen A., Saginaw, Michigan


Our beloved mother and grandmother went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 27, 2012, at the age of 83 years. Helen was born January 20, 1929, in Saginaw to the late Herman and Elsie (Maas) Schweinshaupt. She was a graduate of Arthur Hill High School and previously worked for King Communications. She was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church where she served on the Altar guild as president for many years. She was a devoted mother and grandmother (her favorite jobs). Helen was the “Biggest Fan” of her families sporting activities and other events. She spent many years doing volunteer work. She is survived by her children, Vern Pococke, Kay Ritchie, Jill (Daryl) Shauger; grandchildren, Chelsy Reinke, Chad Reinke, Todd Pococke, and Jordan Vela and his mother Lynn; former husband, Dale Pococke; daughter-in-law, Karen Pococke; and the Howell family. She was predeceased by a son Steven Pococke; and her siblings, Lois Howell and Arthur Schweinshaupt. The family would like to give a special thank you to the devoted staff at Hoyt Nursing Home for the exceptional care they gave to Helen. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 2110 Brockway. Rev. Kathleen Basner will officiate with burial to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may visit with the family at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road, on Friday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. and 7:00-9:00 p.m. and again at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. www.casefuneralhome.com