Elisabeth (nee Kunst) Helms

HELMS, Elisabeth(nee Kunst)

January 24, 1923 – January 31, 2006

Elisabeth passed away at the University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta following complications of a stroke. Elisabeth was born in Amsterdam, Holland. Wife, Mother, Oma, Great Oma, and a dear friend to many in her life, she will be sorely missed. Elisabeth loved life, sought out ways to lend a helping hand and jumped at the chance to be of service. Predeceased by her loving husband Charles, sister Tineke Plas, son-in-law Eugene Megyesi. She is missed by her children John (Mary), Elisabeth Megyesi, Robert (Marilyn), Anna (Bruce) Reilly, her 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, nephew Case (Ronny) Plas, nieces Mariane (Edwin) Hoekstra and Frederika (Andrew) Herbert. She also leaves relatives in Holland, sister Cor (Henk) Bouwman, brother Kees (Willie) Kunst, brother-in-law Kik Plas, and her sister-in-law Mieke Helms of Leamington, ON.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held Tuesday, February 14, at 2:00 p.m. at Knox United Church, 345 Pym Street, Parksville, BC with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon.

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