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“Carmen and FamilyMy sympathies and prayers are with you and your family, Carmen. What a lady Helen was, great visitor, ambitious worker, always said...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Beth Bushlack - MN - Friend

“Greg, Rita, and I just wanted you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Marsha Kalis Gawboy - Lakeville, MN

“I always enjoyed my times with Helen, she was always looking out for her family n friends. Her laugh was contagious and I enjoyed our short trips...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Deb Willner - Wells, MN - Friend

“Helen was such a kindhearted and generous person. I will truly miss her laughter which was simply contagious. I remember having so many coffee...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Janelle Swanson

“Helen was one of the Sweetest person I've known. She had such a big heart and kindred Spirit. I will greatly miss her. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jolene Hennessey - Mankato, MN

“Thoughts and prayers to the family ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Lisa Medved - Andover, MN

“Helen will be missed. I enjoyed her visits. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Jennifer Cox - Wells, MN - Friend

“I have known Helen many years, we worked as co-workers at Parkview Nursing home and the Shepherds Inn also. What I enjoyed the most was seeing her...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Lois Troska - Wells, MN - Friend

“To Helen'S family sorry to hear of your mother death.I enjoyed visiting with her when I would meet on the street in Wells in the days when I...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: pat bias - wells, MN


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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.