Helga Flynn, age 63, of Highland, died unexpectedly on Monday July 8, 2013 at her home after a brief illness.

The former Helga Huter was born on September 8, 1949 in Lauterbach, Germany to Ludwig and Elizabeth Huter. She was one of 16 children. Helga enjoyed crafting, baking, holiday gatherings, spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include 3 children, Chris (Keith) Aide of Highland, Rebecca (Jason) Anderson of Montfort, Andrew (Amber) Lyon of Platteville, 8 grandchildren, Richard and Rachel Aide of Highland, Brandon Aide, Jonathon and Riley Anderson all of Montfort, Tiffany Chandler of Belmont, LeTeicia Michek of Highland, Andrew L. Lyon of Platteville and baby Ashley on the way, a close nephew, Bob (Amy) Michek of Highland, a close niece, MaryAnn (Gary) Hach of Highland, a special family friend, Karla Caygill of Highland, her former husband, Tom (Arlynne) Lyon of Whispering Pines, NC., other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by Rebecca and Andrew’s father, Roger G. Nihles.

A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at the McGuire-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Highland from 5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.