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Helen Wilbur dies at 91

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Helen Wilbur of Valparaiso, formerly of Williamsburg, Va., passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010. She was 91.

Born Sept. 26, 1918 in Bayonne, N.J., she was the daughter of John and Leocadia (Kozlowska) Konczal, who preceded her in death. She was married on January 31, 1942 in Bayonne to Joseph Wilbur, who preceded her in death in 1995.

Helen is survived by her daughter, Bette Norris (husband John) of Chesterton; and step grandchildren Adam and Ian Norris and Abby Hall.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Chester and Thaddeus Konczal, and sisters, Harriet Coe and Olga Zielinski.

There will be no services. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory, Portage with burial of ashes at Williamsburg Memorial Park in Williamsburg at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.



Posted 9/13/2010