Helen L. Nenneman, 77, of Monroe, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, at the New Glarus Home.

Helen was born on Feb. 13, 1939, in South Wayne, the daughter of Lester and Elsie (Meier) Seffrood. She graduated from South Wayne High School in 1957 and earned a degree in elementary education from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She taught third grade at Merrill Elementary in Beloit for eight years before her marriage to Donald D. Nenneman on Dec. 6, 1969. She and Donald farmed in Jefferson Township until moving into Monroe in 2009.  They enjoyed eleven years working as custodians at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brodhead.

Helen was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Monroe. She loved to bake, especially pies and desserts. She also enjoyed sewing, reading, and spending time with her immediate and many extended family members. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and wife to her husband, Don, and she will be greatly missed.

Helen is survived by a son, Daniel (Rashmi) Nenneman of Lakeville, Minn.; two grandsons, Himal and Tejas; six brothers, Wesley (Marian) Seffrood of Darlington, Harold Seffrood of Gratiot, Dale (Eunice) Seffrood of South Dakota, Willard Seffrood of Mercer, Wis., Lawrence (Phyllis) Seffrood of Freeport, Ill., and Donald Seffrood of South Wayne; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald, on Feb. 9, 2010; and a sister in infancy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1025 15th Avenue, Monroe, with Pastor John Tabaka officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Juda. A visitation will be at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

A memorial fund will be established in Helen’s name. The Newcomer Funeral Home in Monroe is assisting the family.

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