Helen Driedric

VULCAN – Helen M. Driedric, 87, of Vulcan, died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at ManorCare Health Services in Kingsford.

She was born on April 8, 1926 in Norway, the daughter of the late Assen and Sophie (Beitel) Evanoff.

Helen married Raymond Driedric in January of 1949. He preceded her in death.

She was a member of St. Barbara Church and the Legion of Mary.

Helen enjoyed playing bingo and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her sister Delores Conery of Vulcan and many nieces and nephews.

Helen was preceded in death by her daughter Linda Driedric, sister Hilda Gray and brothers William and Clifford Pipp.

Helen will be greatly missed by many friends and family members.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at St. Barbara’s Church in Vulcan.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Barbara Church, with Fr. Timothy Ekaitis officiating.

Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery.

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Arrangements made with the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.