Helen Frances Hesley, 74, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, of heart disease and other health issues.
She married Ole Hesley on Aug. 27, 1955. They just celebrated their 56th anniversary. They were the original owners of the Elk River Conoco & Car Wash.
They were blessed with children, Jim, Pam, Katherine, Carolyn and Robin; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Her family members have so many memories of her cooking, four-wheeling, camping and her great humor of life. She enjoyed her many years of driving school bus for the Hesley Bus Co.
A celebration of her life and pig roast will be held today (Saturday, Oct. 15) from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Hesley residence, 17124 211th Ave. N.W., Big Lake.
If you have a fond memory or if you have a picture to share, the family would greatly appreciate it.