Helen Mary Jolin, 93, of Sturgeon Bay, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday afternoon, June 17, 2014, at the Skilled Nursing Facility at Ministry Door County Medical Center with her loving family at her side.
She was born, June 14, 1921, at (her) Grandma Brauer’s homestead in the town Sevastopol, the daughter of Romain and Emily (Brauer) Londo. Helen attended St. Joseph Catholic School in Sturgeon Bay. She worked for Jolin’s Drug Store, initially on the corner of Third Avenue and Louisiana Street and on the corner of Third Avenue and Jefferson Street. On June 1, 1968, she was united in marriage to James Lawrence Jolin. Together, Helen and Jim bought Fenskie’s Drug Store on the west side of Sturgeon Bay in 1975. Helen co-owned and operated the business until her retirement in 1988.
She and Jim were blessed with 46 years of marriage. Together, they enjoyed traveling across the country, visiting places such as New Orleans, LA, Branson, MO, and South Dakota. Helen enjoyed taking care of her flower garden. She liked seafood, especially oysters and scallops.
“Helen was a good mother, wife, and friend to all.”
Her love will live on in the hearts of her husband, Jim; son, Kenneth Kintopf; nephew, Jim (Debra) Geitner, all of Sturgeon Bay; nephew, John (Deborah) Geitner of Kaukauna; niece, Ann (Gary) Hendricks of New Franken; many cousins; great-nephews; and great-nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, June (Edwin) Geitner.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 19, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sturgeon Bay with Fr. Bob Stegmann as celebrant. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery Mausoleum.
Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.
Huehns Funeral Home of Sturgeon Bay is caring for the Jolin family. Online condolences and guestbook signing may be offered on Helen’s tribute page at www.huehnsfuneralhome.com.