Helen Benjaminsen

Helen Benjaminsen, nee Blissenbach, age 93, of Lombard, Ill., went to eternal glory June 7, 2012.

Helen is survived by her devoted children, Robert of Lombard, and Barbara (Glenn) Brauer of Grayslake; and two dear grandsons and their wives, Eric (Meredith) Brauer of Bridgeview and Jason (Jennifer) Brauer of Naperville. Helen is preceded in death by her husband, Vernon; her parents, Henry and Anna; and her brother, Raymond.

Helen was born in Kimball, Minn., on March 15, 1919. She attended St. Joseph Catholic School and graduated from Waconia High School. Helen was a resident of Lombard for 46 years. Her grandchildren were a source of much joy and happiness. She was a member of the Lombard Service League and she enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and baking. Helen’s life set a tremendous example for her family of what is to be valued and cherished. Her life was a testimony to personal contentment and thankfulness.

Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. Info 1-888-629-0094 or www.brustfuneralhome.com.