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Helen M. (Horn) Bogsted
Helen M. (Horn) Bogsted, 93, of Green Bay, formerly of Suring, passed away Aug. 29 at Woodside Lutheran Home in Green Bay.
Born May 15, 1921 in Greenwood to Anna and Oscar Horn, she married Arvide Andy Anderson on April 9, 1940. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1948. She later married Oliver Ollie Bogsted on Nov. 12, 1949. She attended school in Owen-Withee.
She was a talented seamstress and good cook, who devoted her life to her family. She looked forward to the annual girls weekends with her daughters, going shopping, the casino and on a quest to find the best lemon bars.
She is survived by four children, Ron (Fran) Anderson, Pittsville, Diane (Tom) Rabe, Shawano, Linda (Jim) Rupiper, Suring and Renee (Doug) LaViolette, Oneida; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Leroy (LaVera) Wadzinski; a sister-in-law, Mary Horn; many nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Andy; her husband of 54 years, Ollie Bogsted; two brothers, Kenneth and LeRoy; two sisters, Violet and Arlene and a grandson, Brian LaViolette.
Visitation was held at Suring United Methodist Church in Suring on Tuesday, Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. until time of a funeral service at 11 a.m., with Pastor Daniel Nault officiating. A luncheon followed with burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Suring. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Donations can be made to The Brian LaViolette Foundation for the Bogsted Family Scholarship at Suring High School.
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