Estella Helfer

Sep 12, 1925 – Nov 29, 2017
Evelyn Estella Helfer, passed away peacefully at Points West Living in Stettler, Alberta on November 29, 2017 at 92 years of age.

Estella was born to Lucy and George Snell on September 12, 1925 in Cereal, Alberta.

She married Lawrence Theodore Helfer on June 15, 1945 and moved to farm in the Donalda area shortly thereafter.

Estella was pre-deceased by her parents, sister and brother-in-law Georgina (Donald) Terrell of Seattle, Washington and her husband Lawrence Helfer on January 17, 2000.

She is survived by her son Dennis (Elaine) Helfer of Donalda and her daughter Lois (Wayne) Uniat of Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as her granddaughters: Tammy (Mardy) Kulak of Stony Plain, Trena (Danny)Thomas of Donalda, Tricia Helfer (Jonathon Marshall) of Los Angeles, California and Tara (Kelvin) Iwerinwa of Surrey, British Columbia, as well as her five wonderful great grandsons: Austin, Adam, Chase, Rayden and Kenan.

Estella is also survived by her brothers, Milton (Maureen) Snell and Vernon (Irene) Snell and sister Alberta (Ed) McKinstry, all of Oyen, Alberta, numerous nieces and nephews, other family and dear friends.

Our mother and grandmother was the special foundation to our lives. We will love and remember her always.

It was Estella’s request that no funeral service be held.

Donations in her memory may be made to S.T.A.R.S. or a charity of your choice c/o Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium, P.O. Box 1780, Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, 403-742-3422, who were entrusted with the care and arrangements.


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