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Helen R. Naeve - 82

12/9/1934 - 10/23/2017

Clinton, Iowa

Helen R. Naeve, age 83 of Clinton, passed away Monday Oct. 23, 2017 at Mercy Living Center North. A private family memorial service will be held Wednesday at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Cremation rites have been accorded. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com. Helen was born on Dec. 9, 1934 in Freeport, IL, the daughter of William and Mary (Ruthe) Richter. She graduated from Mount St. Claire College in 1956 with a BA Degree in Elementary Education. She married Robert Naeve on June 2, 1957 in Clinton; he died in 2014. She was an Elementary School Teacher in Miles, IA and later worked at Nielsen Clearing House, Clinton, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Elvira Zion Lutheran Church and enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and reading. Helen is survived by her daughters, Maureen (Keith) Zaehringer of Clinton and Marcia (David) Starbuck of Fulton, IL; her son, Robert “Bob” (Kary) Naeve of Manchester, IA; her granddaughter, Lydia Naeve; and a sister, Mary Ellen Richter of Manchester. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, and two brothers.

Visitation:

None.

Memorial Service:

A private family memorial service will be held Wednesday at the Pape Funeral Home. Burial will be at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Cremation rites have been accorded.

6 Comments

  • Al and Ida Lorenz

    on 10/24/17

    Dear Maureen, our sincerest condolences on the loss of your mother. Our hearts go out to you, Keith and your family. With best wishes, Al and Ida
  • Ed Hupfer

    on 10/24/17

    Maureen and Marcia, hope you find comfort in the many memories you have of your mother. God bless!
  • Carol Behrens

    on 10/25/17

    We were so sorry to read about the passing of your mother. My mother,Helen Jorgensen, became good friends with your mother while she lived at the Regency. I talked with your mother many times while she lived there. Helen was a very kind and caring person.
  • Marty Spies

    on 10/25/17

    Marcia, Just wanted you to know I am thinking of you and your family. Remember the good times
  • Dan and Mary Mallinger

    on 10/27/17

    So sorry for your loss! Mary worked with Helen at Nielsen's many years ago.She was such a nice lady. Our prayers are with you now.Take comfort in the great memories you have.
  • Diane Russen

    on 10/27/17

    My sympathy Marcia to you and whole family.

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