Helen L. Powell, 90, Elk River


Helen L. Powell (nee Robbins), age 90 of Elk River, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Princeton Elim home on May 7, 2013.

Preceded in death by her husband Glenn W. and sister Doris Jacobson.

Survived by her children, Jim (Lael) and Robyn (Gale) Moore; grandchildren, Kristina Powell, Tim Powell, Brady (Courtney) Moore and Trevor (MacKenzie) Moore; great-grandchildren, Taylor Wrobel, Aaron Wrobel, Liv Moore and Delaney Moore. Also survived by her sisters, Margaret “Peg” (Ken) Hegstad, Molly (Roger) Eull; special nieces and nephews, Jayne (Dirk) Barrett, Jill (Jim) Crimando, Dan (Leah) Eull and Dave (Connie) Eull and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Helen graduated from Trinity Hospital in Jamestown, ND as a RN.  She worked at the Anoka State Hospital, VA Hospital in St. Cloud, Elk River Clinic and home nursing. Upon retiring, she worked as a Wal-Mart greeter at the Elk River location.  She greeted everyone with a smile and a kind word.

Memorial service is 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 13, 2013, at Union Congregational Church, 1118 4th St. NW, Elk River. Visitation 1 hour prior to service at the church. Interment Vernon Cemetery, Elk River.

Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to Children’s Home Society.

Dare’s Funeral Home 763-441-1212.