Feb. 24, 1935-Dec. 15, 2017
Helen Krebsbach, 82, of St. Joseph died Dec. 15 in the St. Cloud Hospital.
Her funeral was held Dec. 20 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Joseph. The Rev. Jerome Tupa, OSB, officiated. Entombment of the urn will take place at a later date.
Helen was born on Feb. 24, 1935 in St. Joseph to Edward and Mary (Rennie) Pfannenstein. She married Thomas Krebsbach on June 18, 1960 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Helen worked in Accounts Receivable for Northern States Power Company from 1955-1990. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, a Parish Volunteer, and the Canticle Singers.
Survivors include the following: her siblings, MaryAnn Poepping of St. Joseph, Ione (Jim) Gustafson of The Villages, Florida, and Ralph (Judy) Pfannenstein of Brooklyn Park; and three generations of nieces and nephews.
Helen was preceded in death by the following: her parents; her husband Tom in 2013, a sister, Claudette Klein; and brothers, Eugene and Robert.
Memorials are preferred to the St. Joseph Catholic Church Organ Restoration Fund.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.