Obituary: Helen Irene Bosanko (March 1, 1938 – Aug. 21, 2013)

By Submitted August 26, 2013 04:54 pm

Helen Irene Bosanko
Helen Irene Bosanko
Helen Irene Bosanko, 75, passed away in Medford, Ore., on Aug. 21, 2013. She was born on March 1, 1938, in Fort Smith, Ark.Helen moved from Arkansas to California in 1956. She was a Del Norte County resident for 57 years.

Helen was a member and secretary for Oceanview Baptist Church under the direction of Pastor James Goodman. Helen lived through the 1964 flood in Klamath. She enjoyed quilting, fishing, walking on the beach, camping and canning. She especially loved to spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They all enjoyed watching movies together. Helen was also a rock hound.

She is survived by her children Tom and Susan Bosanko, Patty Spitzner, Sandra Butler. She leaves behind her six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Bosanko, in 2010.

The family requests contributions be made in Helen’s memory to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, 1301 Northcrest Drive, Crescent City, CA 95531.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Wier’s Mortuary Chapel with funeral services on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the Del Norte County Veteran’s Cemetery in Crescent City.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary Chapel.