Helen Tatarek

  • Born: March 20, 1934
  • Died: May 17, 2020
  • Location: Wells, Minnesota

Bruss-Heitner Funeral Homes

255 2nd Ave SW
Wells, MN 56097

Tel. (507) 553-3124

Tribute & Message From The Family


Helen A. Tatarek, age 86, of Wells, MN, died Sunday, May 17, 2020 at her home. A family graveseide will be held at St. Casimir Cemetery in Wells, MN with Father Greg Havel officiating.
Helen was born March 20, 1934 in Wells, MN, the daughter of William and Violet (Drager) Ingnaszewski. She married Clarence Tatarek September 22, 1952 in Wells, MN. Helen worked summers at Del Monte, she worked in the bakery at the Red Owl Store, and she cooked at Parkview Nursing Home and The Shepherds Inn. She loved to sew, enjoyed coffee with the ladies and was an active member of St. Casimir Catholic Church in Wells, MN.
Helen will be missed by her children: Carmen Tatarek of Wells, MN, Wendell Tatarek of Easton, MN and Coleen (John) Treptow of Hastings, MN; grandchildren: Stacia Tatarek of Colorado Springs, CO, Whitney Tatarek of Mary Esther, FL, Madison Treptow of Blaine, MN and Tanner Steckelberg of Wells, MN; great-grandchildren: Ryker and Aziel; brothers: Roger Ignaszewski of Waseca, MN and Roman Ignaszewski of LeSueur, MN.
Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband Clarence; siblings: Richard Ignaszewski, Mildred McCay and Dorothy Gilster.