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Helen E. Lukes, 81

Helen Elaine (Kobs) Lukes died Monday, July 14, at the St. Croix Health Center, at the age of 81.

Helen was preceded in death by husband, Russell Kobs; and her parents.

Helen is survived by her son, Elvis Kevin Kobs; daughters, Mary (Jerry) Mechelke, Judy (Arlin) Hanson, Marlene (Steven) Peterson, Carol (Randy) Dodge, and Denise (Forrest) Maynard; brothers, Donald and Eddie Lukes; sisters, Marian Griffith, Marlene Brinkman, and Alice Molinski; 25 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Helen enjoyed cooking, fishing, gardening, and sewing. She loved taking care of her family and making others feel important. Helen never missed a birthday or holiday and was a care giver who put her family above all. She will be greatly missed.

Mass of Christian Burial held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17, at Immaculate Conceptions Catholic Church in New Richmond, Wisconsin. One hour visitation prior to service. Lunch immediately to follow service with burial at Oak Grove Cemetery in East Farmington, Wis.