Obituary Listings

Helen Elizabeth Graven

February 8, 1923 September 19, 2018
Helen Elizabeth Graven
There are condolences waiting approval on Helen's Tribute wall
Obituary for Helen Elizabeth Graven

Helen Elizabeth Graven, 95, of Oostburg, passed away on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at Pine Haven Christian Home in Oostburg. Helen was born on February 8, 1923, in Cedar Grove to Henry and Carrie (Ten Dollen) Huibregtse. She was a graduate of Cedar Grove High School.  On May 11, 1946, Helen married Winson Graven in Cedar Grove. He preceded her in death on September 9, 1998. Helen was employed at Colonial Manor in Glendale for 19 years as a Nurse until her retirement in 1997. Helen was a charter member of Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove, where she served as choir director for many years, and was also director of Sweet Adelines. She enjoyed music, playing the piano, gardening, sewing, reading, and traveling.  Helen is survived by her two daughters, Peggy (Terry) Lemkuil of Oostburg, and Patti Dockendorff of La Crescent, MN; two sons, James (Joan) Graven of Random Lake, and Dennis (Diane) Graven of Brillion; eight grandchildren, Kathleen (Mike) Frost, Donald (Julie) Graven, Peter (Laura) Graven, Anne (RJ) Pirlot, Joseph (Nikki) Dockendorff, Jenny Dockendorf, Stephanie Lemkuil, and Benjamin Lemkuil; 8 great grandchildren; one sister, Ethel DuMez of Cedar Grove; one brother, Ronald  Huibregtse of Arkansas; and one sister-in-law, Gladys Wisse of Cedar Grove. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Helen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Winson Graven; sister, Margie (Warren) Neerhof; two brothers, Robert Huibregtse, and Erwin (Margaret) Huibregtse; one sister-in-law, Sue Huibregtse; and two brothers-in-law, Joe Wisse and Carl DuMez. A funeral service to celebrate Helen's life will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 2 pm at Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cedar Grove with Rev. David Cornette officiating. A burial will take place at Presbyterian Cemetery in Cedar Grove. Relatives and friends may greet the family at the CHURCH on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 12 pm until the time of service at 2 pm.  A memorial fund is being established in her name for Calvary OPC and Pine Haven Christian Communities. For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com.  The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Graven family with arrangements.


To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Helen Elizabeth Graven, please visit our Tribute Store.

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

22

Sep

12:00 PM 9/22/2018 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/22/2018 2:00:00 PM
Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church

136 Union Avenue
Cedar Grove, WI 53013

Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church
136 Union Avenue Cedar Grove 53013 WI
United States

Funeral Service

Saturday

22

Sep

2:00 PM 9/22/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 9/22/2018 3:00:00 PM
Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church

136 Union Avenue
Cedar Grove, WI 53013

Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church
136 Union Avenue Cedar Grove 53013 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Presbyterian Cemetery Final Resting Place

Town of Holland
HWY 32, WI 53013

Town of Holland HWY 32 53013 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Calvary Orthodox Presbyterian Church

136 Union Avenue
Cedar Grove, WI 53013

Pine Haven Christian Home

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Helen Elizabeth Graven

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Helen

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.