Monday, April 26th, 2010
Helen M. DeMange, 88, of Versailles, died at 7:42 p.m. April 23, 2010, at her home.
She was born Sept. 12, 1921, in Russia, to Peter and Elizabeth Paulus. On Jan. 11, 1941, she married Paul R. DeMange, who died Sept. 13, 1982.
Surviving are 14 children, Carl (Diana) DeMange, Joan DeMange, Marilyn (Jerry) Bensman, Elaine (Ron) Marshall and Ken (Angie) DeMange, all of Versailles, Betty (Bob) Poeppelman and Rick (Marg) DeMange, all of Osgood, Marjorie (Paul) Bruey, Ernie (Diane) DeMange and Leroy (Ann) DeMange, all of Yorkshire, Nancy (Harold) Niekamp, Minster, Ed (Sue) DeMange, Rossburg, Theresa (Bob) Hemmelgarn, North Star, and Roger (Kris) DeMange, St. Henry; a sister, Sarah Magoto, Russia; a sister-in-law, Bernice Paulus, Russia; 45 grandchildren, two stepgrandchildren, 66 great-grandchildren and a stepgreat-grandchild.
Deceased are four sisters, Catherine Magoto, Christina Carity and Laura and Martha DeMange; four brothers, Stephen, Lawrence, Adrian and Tom DeMange; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She attended St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Osgood, and was a member of the St. Barbara Ladies Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial is at St. Martin's Cemetery, Osgood.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Contributions can be made to the Osgood Fire and Rescue Department.
Condolences can be left at www.zecharbailey.com.