Helen Freda STEEN (nee Storch)

Helen Freda STEEN (nee Storch)

STEEN (nee Storch)

Helen Freda

Oct. 14, 1927 ~ May 15, 2015

Helen Steen, a longtime resident of the Rumsey Community passed away in Drumheller with her family by her side on May 15, 2015 at the age of 87 years. Helen was born and raised in the Morrin area. She was the 5th of 11 children born to the Storch family. Helen married Leonard Steen of Rumsey on October 8, 1950, the couple had 9 children and resided in the Rumsey farm community. Her children remember all of her accomplishments. Helen enjoyed baking, many family and friends enjoyed her donuts, pies and her many other treats. Helen was a judge at garden shows all over Alberta. Her talents go back to the age of 12, as she made her first wedding cake. Over the years, Helen made 1500 wedding cakes for family and friends. Helen entered in the Rumsey Red Deer River Garden show for 70 years. Helen was truly masterful at all she undertook, she loved cooking, baking, painting, gardening, and the love of her family. Helen was predeceased by her loving husband, Leonard Steen on March 8, 2010, also predeceasing Helen were numerous siblings. Helen leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Susan Turkington, Randy (Vi) Steen, Tony (Beryl) Steen, Ernie (Laurie) Steen, Mike (Patty) Steen, Carolin (John) Schofer, Bonny (Andy) Nelson, Kelly (Marci) Steen, Vincent (Natasha) Steen, 46 grandchildren and great grandchildren, her siblings, Johnny Storch, Elsie LaRose, Betty Jorsvick, Richard Storch, and Linda Helmer. Helen will be dearly missed. Funeral services for Helen was held on Thursday May 21, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. from the Rumsey Community Hall, interment followed in the Rumsey Cemetery. If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to the Drumheller Community Cancer Centre, 351 9th Street, N.W., Drumheller, Alberta, T0J 0Y1.


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