Mary Beth Helgemo, age 58, of Gladstone, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at her home.
Mary Beth was born June 26, 1960, in Escanaba, MI, the daughter of Perry and Bonnie (Ayotte). Mary Beth grew up in Rapid River and was a 1979 graduate of Rapid River High School. Following graduation, Mary Beth went to work at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where she was a CNA for 41 years up until her sudden death. She took great pride and taking care of her patients and loved all of her coworkers The former Mary Beth Ayotte married Dennis Helgemo on April 5, 1986 at the The First Lutheran Church in Gladstone.
Mary Beth enjoyed cooking and baking, watching TV and listening to music. She cherished spending time with her grandchildren and taking trips to Green Bay and Appleton. She also enjoyed going to the casino and cheering on her beloved Packers and Brewers.
In addition to her loving husband, Dennis, Mary Beth is survived by:
2 Sons: Patrick (Amber Morreau) Helgemo of Escanaba, MI
Michael Scott Helgemo of Ironwood, MI
2 Daughters: April (Mark) Leadman of Marquette, MI
Linnea Rathman-Helgemo of New Port, VA
Brother: Daniel (Jennifer Oliver) Ayotte, Rapid River, MI
Sister: Linda Marie Ayotte of Rapid River, MI
1 Great Grandchild
And numerous Nieces and Nephews
Mary Beth is preceded in death by her Parents.
Family will receive friends Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 2:00 until 4:00PM at Rapid River Congregational Church. A memorial service will follow visitation at 4:00 PM at the Rapid River Congregational Church with Pastor William Rafuse officiating. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Helgemo family.