HELEN DREWLOWHelen Drewlow, 98, of Mahtowa, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
Helen Drewlow, 98, of Mahtowa, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Cloquet.
Helen was born July 4, 1915, in Mahtowa, to Fred and Anna Benson. She married Kenneth Drewlow Feb. 2, 1935, in Cloquet. Helen worked at Bergquist’s Imports for 18 years.
She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in Atkinson for 48 years before it closed in 1996. She taught Sunday school and vacation bible school for more than 20 years at Bethel. Then she became a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Mahtowa. Helen most enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; infant son Kenneth Jr.; daughter Sandra Hamburge; sisters Agnes Smith, Esther Carlson and Clara Anderson; and brothers Clifford and Walter Benson.
Helen is survived by her children, Donna (Edwin) Myhre of Barnum, Darrel (Bev) Drewlow of Carlton and Cheri (Bruce) Paulson of Eagan, Minn.; son-in-law Mark Hamburge of Minneapolis; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
VISITATION: 12:30 until the 2 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, Nov. 27, in Salem Lutheran Church in Mahtowa.
Burial will be at Atkinson Cemetery. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the church social hall. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Lutheran Church for the renovation of the Mahtowa School.
Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet. To sign the guestbook and offer an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com
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