Florence "Flossy" Cecelia (Braun) Helget, 89, of Sleepy Eye, died on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018
Florence "Flossy" Cecelia (Braun) Helget, 89, of Sleepy Eye, died on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Visitation will be on Thursday from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m., at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 11a.m. The clergy will be Msgr. Eugene Lozinski. Interment will be at New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Florence was born April 4, 1929, in Brown County, the daughter of George and Minnie (Manderfeld) Braun. Florence married Linus Louis Helget of Sleepy Eye, on May 7, 1947 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Fairfax. Florence and Linus lived on Linus's family farm in Stark Township. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. A strong woman who lived her life on the farm, Florence will be missed by many. May she rest in peace.
Florence is survived by her three grandchildren: Bradley Sellner and wife Jennifer of Monticello, Randy Sellner and wife Sheila of Sleepy Eye, and Tammy (Sellner) Hinderman and husband Jeff of New Ulm; 11 great grandchildren; her sisters, Delores Kortz and Kathryne Olson of Fairfax; brother-in-law Leo Gulden of New Ulm. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Linus; daughter Shirley Sellner; son-in-law Leon Sellner; brothers: Norman and Howard; sister, Mabel Haala; sisters-in-law Valeria Brey and LaVerna Gulden.