Helen Rizer

Helen Rizer

Helen Rizer (nee Rockwell), 94, of Waukesha, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

She has been living in Waukesha the past several years. Helen was one of six children born to Clint and Pearl (nee Morgan) Rockwell of La Farge. She was originally from the La Farge area and was married to Clarence Rizer on July 25, 1936 at Viola, Wisconsin. The couple farmed for one year after they were married, then moved to Lodi for eleven years and then moved to Milwaukee where Clarence worked at Press Steel Tank of West Allis for twenty five years. The couple moved to rural Arkdale, Wisconsin in 1973 for their retirement years until Clarence passed away suddenly in 1987.

She was the beloved mother of Clarence (Joyce) Rizer Jr. Helen was loved and will be remembered by her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence; daughter Alice Olson; son in-law Olie Olson; and infant son Donald.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 7, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the La Farge Free Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Bear Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at the La Farge Free Methodist Church on Monday, July 7, 2014 from 10:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM .

The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.

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