Sunday, March 27, 2016



PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Woodland Court, Merrill, on Sunday March 20, 2016 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, where she had been a resident for 6 years.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: A private funeral service will be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rib Lake, Wi.

OFFICIATING: Pastor Joseph Dietrich

INTERMENT: Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake, WI

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 1, 1927 in Rib Lake, WI.

EDUCATION: Graduate of Rib Lake High School

MARRIAGE: Helen married Joseph J. Dyrcz on June 7, 1947 in Rib Lake, WI. He preceded her in death on June 30, 2007.

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Following high school, Helen briefly worked in Milwaukee, then returned to Rib Lake and worked at the Medford Hospital as a nurses aide. Helen ran the family dairy farm, while her husband Joseph was driving truck over the road. She was an avid gardener, and enjoyed traveling. She will always be remembered for her fantastic cooking, visitors would never leave her home hungry. Helen was a lady of style and grace and that was expressed in herself, her family and her home. She loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren; Helen put her heart and soul into everything she did.

MEMBER OF: St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rib Lake, WI

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Lynn (Maureen) Dyrcz of West Bend, Judith (Carl) Blennert of Merrill, Joseph Dyrcz of Los Angeles, CA, Faith (James) Seidel of West Bend, Jeffrey Dyrcz of Modesto, CA, and Brian (Michelle) Dyrcz of Medford.

GRANDCHILDREN: Breck (Bryanna) Blennert, Craig (Robin) Seidel, Scott (Kelly) Dyrcz, Kari Jo (Harley) Davidson, Lori Dyrcz, Amber (Mike) Gariety, Derek (Mandi) Seidel, Marc (Shaunna) Dyrcz, Crystal Dyrcz, Jay Dyrcz, Amanda Dyrcz


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Iline “Toots” Budimlija, Marlin (Carol) Zuther, Donald (Loretta) Zuther

Further survived by 6 Nieces and Nephews.

BROTHER DECEASED: Infant Brother, Marvin Zuther.

BROTHER-IN-LAW DECEASED: Duscan "Duke" Budimlija

DECEASED FATHER: Max Julius Zuther DECEASED MOTHER: Hermine L. Hengst

PALLBEARERS: Helen’s Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

OTHER INFORMATION: Memorial donations in honor of Helen Dyrcz may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
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