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Obituary for Helen "Lennie" Schmeling

Helen “Lennie” Schmeling, 96, of Racine, WI, formerly of Watertown, SD, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018 in Racine, WI.

Memorial services will be at 10:00 a.m., May 28, 2019 at the Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel with visitation for one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Dr. Allen Hoekman will officiate and Linda Hoekman will be the pianist.

Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Watertown.

She was born on April 3, 1922 to Erick and Christina (nee: Hagen) Anderson. Helen attended grade school at Kampeska and graduated from Watertown High School in 1940. She worked at First National Bank (now Wells Fargo) and for many years at Bartron Hospital and Bartron Clinic. Helen was very involved in Bible studies for many years.

She is survived by her daughter, Dyan (Richard) Parkhill of Racine, WI; her son, J. Scott (Paulette) of New Ulm, MN; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; three nieces and two nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Bertha Jo Anderson, Anne Beahler and Evelyn Hanson; three brothers, Andrew, Fred, and Edward; and by one great-grandson, Gabriel.