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Obituary: Helen Augusta Brand/Scharr

Helen Augusta Brand/Scharr

Helen Augusta Brand/Scharr

Helen Augusta Brand/Scharr, 97, of Prescott, Arizona, went home to be with Jesus on Jan. 28, 2019, at her care home in Tempe, Arizona.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the First Baptist Church of Tempe, 4525 S. McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282.

Helen was born on Oct. 13, 1921, in Johnsdale, Minnesota, to Henry and Mimi Johnson, and was one of eight children. She lived in Prescott with her family from 1949 until 2012, when she moved to Tempe.

Helen was a dedicated wife, a beloved mother and grandmother, and a dear friend to all of her family and the many people who knew her. She loved the Lord, and worshipped and served at the First Church of God and the American Lutheran Church in Prescott.

Helen has been reunited with her parents, both of her husbands (Walter Brand and Charles Scharr), all seven of her siblings, two sons-in-law, and many other close family and friends that have gone on before her.

Helen is survived by her seven children: (Marie, Linda, John, Marni, Tom, Rod, Brian) and their families including 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and many extended family and friends. Please visit to read the full obituary. Final arrangements entrusted to Sonoran Skies Mortuary (480-985-4900).

Information provided by survivors.


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