THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Allison L. Helgeson
Allison Helgeson died peacefully at home Tuesday, June 24th after a brave battle with cancer.
Born April 29, 1965 in Oconto Falls to Ruth and Gordon Helgeson, she was a Green Bay girl through and through. The family moved to Green Bay in 1968 where she attended Doty Elementary, Edison Junior High and graduated from East High School in Green Bay in 1983.
She enjoyed sports especially gymnastics, competing with the YMCA travelling team. She worked as an accountant and as a bartender and waitress in several Green Bay area bars and restaurants and was most recently employed as a Front of the House Manager at Lambeau Field, working with kind and generous people she greatly enjoyed.
She was preceded in death by her father in 2010, grandparents and several aunts and uncles.
Survivors include her life partner, Tony Michael Olp, and his daughter, Malia Olp-Thompson; her mother, Ruth Helgeson; sisters, Elizabeth (Michael) Hauser and Rebecca (Henning) Grassau; nieces and nephew; two aunts; and Tony's mom, Carla Brawner and Tony's family. She was extremely grateful to be able to recently unite with her son, Timothy Olson and grandson, Peyton.
Visitation was at Cotter Funeral Home, De Pere, from 2 pm until the time of service at 4 pm on Sunday, June 29, with Pastor Steve Hartman officiating.