Helen M., Wirtz, 81

Helen M., Wirtz, 81, of Elk River, died Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011.
She was born July 24, 1930, in Floodwood, Minn.
Mass of Christian Burial was Wednesday, Jan. 4 at the Church of St. Andrew in Elk River. Interment was at St. Andrew’s Parish Cemetery, Elk River. Arrangements were made by Dare’s Funeral Home of Elk River.
Mrs. Wirtz is survived by husband, Lenny; children, Linda (Max) Wales-Garrison, Vicki (Tim) Hiller, Connie (Bob), Lenny II (Patty), and John;  nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.