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Helen M. Fredericksen - 88

11/6/1929 - 10/7/2018

Clinton, IA

 

     Helen M. Fredericksen, age 88 of Clinton, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Eagle Point Nursing Home.  In following Helen’s wishes cremation rites have been accorded.  A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1-3 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home, with a memorial service to follow at 3 o'clock.  A luncheon at The Moose Lodge will follow the service. 

 

     Helen was born in Sterling, IL on November 6, 1929, the daughter of Henry and Shirley (McDermott) Dettman.  She graduated from Sterling High School.  Helen married James Shields, Jr. on August 15, 1947 in Rock Falls.  She was employed for over 20 years at the Clinton Garment Factory.  Helen enjoyed embroidering, reading books and watching Westerns.

 

     Helen is survived by four children; Larry (Monica) Shields of West Liberty, IA, Sherry Dunn of Clinton, Terry (Penny) Shields of Ottawa, IL and Judith (Kevin Green) Graham of Clinton; 17 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; a sister, Marjorie Smith of Sterling, IL and a brother, Cliff (Shirley) Dettman of Hillsboro, IL.  She was preceded in death by her parents.  Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.

Gathering of Friends

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1-3 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home, with a memorial service to follow at 3 o'clock.

Memorial Service:

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1-3 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home, with a memorial service to follow at 3 o'clock.

1 Comment

  • JoEllen McCaskey

    3 weeks, 4 days ago

    I just read that Helen passed away.  We enjoyed her time at Pinnacle Place.  She had some spunk and kept us on our toes.

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