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Obituary: Helen Lillibridge

Helen Lillibridge, resident of Prescott Valley, Ariz., since 1986, died Jan. 26, 2011. She was born on a farm near Manchester, Iowa, on Oct. 10, 1931.

She farmed with her husband Laurence near Greeley, Iowa, for 35 years.

Helen is survived by their children, Larry (Remziye) of Izmir, Turkey, Julia (Richard) Lenhart of Manchester, Iowa, Carolyn Brooks of Earlville, Iowa, Mary (Daniel) Krogmann of Greeley, Iowa, Robert (Ellen) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Dean (Rowena) of Tempe, Ariz. Survivors also include her 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers Frank Mead of Delhi, Iowa, and Robert Mead of Manchester, Iowa; and sister Carol Buchanan of Omaha, Neb. She was preceded in death by her grandson Bradley Brooks and two granddaughters, Jeni Rose Lillibridge and Kaye Marie Krogmann.

Celebration of Helen's life will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at the Prescott Valley United Methodist Church, 8944 E. Sommer Drive, Prescott Valley.

Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel assisted the family with arrangements. Sign Helen's online guestbook at

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