In loving memory of

Helga Volkert Belisle
February 2, 1940 - August 3, 2017

Age 77 of Pine City formerly of St. Paul. Loving Wife, Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma & Sister passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 3, 2017. Helga was born in Wendelstein by Nurnberg, Germany on February 2, 1940.

Helga is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Johann Michael Volkert.

She is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, James; children, Michael (LeAnn), Cindy (Chris) LeMire, Renee (Doug) Dickinson, Carla (Bill) Buesseler; grandchildren, Lauren, Craig, Aaron, Erika, Brandon, Elizabeth, Abby, Dana, Allison; great-grandchildren, Hayden, Patrick; sister, Ingrid (Peter) Kuehnert; niece, nephews, beloved family in Germany & friends.

Visitation 4-8 PM Sunday, August 6th at Roberts Family Life Celebration Home, 555 SW Centennial Dr., Forest Lake. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Monday, August 7th with visitation beginning one hour prior at Church of St. Peter, 1250 S Shore Dr., Forest Lake. Interment at Calvary Cemetery, Forest Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the American Heart or American Lung Association.


Cathy & Herb Miles wrote on Aug 5, 2017:

"Jim, We are so sorry to hear of Helga's passing. She was a wonderful lady. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Cathy and Herb Miles "

Dave & Jeanette Shannon wrote on Aug 4, 2017:

"Dear Jim, Dave & I are so sorry to hear about Helga. She was a wonderful friend and such a joy to know. We will miss her. Prayers for your comfort as her struggle is over. "

Jane Shenk wrote on Aug 4, 2017:

"Bob and I lost a great friend and will miss that little german lady. she had the heart of gold and so loved her days at Goodlife. We feel sorrow for Jim and all her family but now know Heaven was waiting for her. Rest in peace our little German friend. We love you. bob and Jane goodlife"

Pat Harrison wrote on Aug 4, 2017:

"Jim and family; So sorry to hear of Helga's passing I will miss her. She was the best bowling buddy a gal could have but now she is at peace. "

Nancy Maehle wrote on Aug 3, 2017:

"Jim, So very sorry to hear of Helga's passing. She will surely be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Nancy Maehle"

Donna Siegfried wrote on Aug 3, 2017:

"She was the BEST!! My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless. Donna Siegfried"