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Helen Fermanich - Departed on Oct 08, 2017 - Green Bay, WI
Helen Fermanich - Departed on Oct 08, 2017 - Green Bay, WI

Helen Fermanich

Born in Phlox, WI on Apr 06, 1920

Died on Oct 08, 2017 and resided in Green Bay, WI

Helen R. Fermanich, 97, Green Bay resident, passed away October 8, 2017, at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 6, 1920, in Phlox, WI, daughter to the late George and Anna (Van Price) Schisel. Helen married Myron T. Fermanich on October 17, 1939. Together they raised six children. He preceded her in death on June 14, 1968. Helen worked 26 years at St. Vincent Hospital. She was past president of St. Vincent Retirement Club and a member of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay. She took exceptional pride in watching her grandchildren play sports. Helen also enjoyed family gatherings, and she always had her delicious chocolate chip cookies ready for everyone. In addition, Helen was an avid Packer and Brewers fan.

Helen is survived by four daughters, Sharon Thompson, Nancy (Randall) Skarda, Diane Vorpahl, and Cindy Fermanich. Helen is further survived by many dear grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Special friends include: Barb Burnikel, Jerome Dolski Jr, Chuck DeGuelle, and Greg Pieters.

Besides her husband Myron, she was preceded in death by four sons, Gary and Michael, and infant sons, Joel David and Myron Joseph; two brothers, Elmer and George, and three sisters, Eva, Clara, and Marie; and son-in-law George Thompson.

Friends may gather at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 413 St. John Street, Green Bay, WI, on Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. until the Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Joseph Dorner will preside. Burial will be in the Queen of Peace Cemetery in Antigo on Friday, October 13, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.prokowall.com.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of Helen’s dedicated caregivers.


Funeral Mass: Thursday Oct 12, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist

Visitation: Thursday Oct 12, 2017, 9:30-11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Shawn Kamke

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