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Thelma G. Helgeson

July 25, 1931 ~ January 27, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

Thelma G. Helgeson, 90, of Stoddard, died Thursday January 27, 2022 at Lakeview Health Center in West Salem where she has been since April of 2019. She was born July 25, 1931 to Arthur and T. Josephine (Strangstadlien) Gronvold at her rural home in Coon Valley.  She was baptized and confirmed at Upper Coon Valley Lutheran Church. She attended Erickson Grade School and graduated from Westby High School in 1949. She went to La Crosse Vocational School. Thelma worked as a secretary at Trane Co. in La Crosse and later for the DeSoto School District. On August 6, 1960 she married Lester Helgeson at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church.

Survivors include a son, David and a daughter, Jayne (Tony) Laylan; grandchildren, Nick (Danielle) Laylan, Brock (Molly) Laylan, Heather Laylan and 3 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Evelyn Dahlen and Janice Haugstad; and 2 sisters-in-law, Jean Gronvold and Cathy (Tim) Ofte.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester in 2013; her parents; 2 brothers, Olaf and Gilman Gronvold; 2 sisters, Helen Semke and Audrey Nelson and a sister in infancy. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday February 1, 2022 at the Coon Valley Lutheran Church. Rev. Julie Wollman will officiate with burial in the Stoddard Cemetery.  A visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time. The Seland Funeral Home in Coon Valley is assisting the family. Condolences may be given at selandsfuneralhome.com.

A special thank you to the staff at Lakeview Health Center for their excellent care.  

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Coon Valley Lutheran Church
1005 Central Avenue
Coon Valley, WI 54623

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Coon Valley Lutheran Church
1005 Central Avenue
Coon Valley, WI 54623

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