Florence “Flossy” Helget

Florence “Flossy” Helget

SLEEPY EYE — Florence “Flossy” Cecelia (Braun) Helget, age 89, of Sleepy Eye died on Monday, December 3, 2018, at Sleepy Eye Care Center.

Service will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at 11:00 am.

The clergy will be Msgr. Eugene Lozinski.

Interment will be at the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Florence was born April 4, 1929, in Brown County, the daughter of George and Minnie (Manderfeld) Braun. Florence married Linus Louis Helget of Sleepy Eye on May 7, 1947 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Fairfax. Florence and Linus lived on Linus’s family farm in Stark Township. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. A strong woman who lived her life on the farm, Florence will be missed by many. May she rest in peace.

Florence is survived by her three grandchildren, Bradley Sellner and wife Jennifer of Monticello, Randy Sellner and wife Sheila of Sleepy Eye, and Tammy (Sellner) Hinderman and husband Jeff of New Ulm; 11 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Delores Kortz and Kathryne Olson of Fairfax; brother-in-law Leo Gulden of New Ulm. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Linus; daughter Shirley Sellner; son-in-law Leon Sellner; brothers, Norman and Howard; sister Mabel Haala; sisters-in-law Valeria Brey and LaVerna Gulden.