Helen Marie Branz, nee Bickel, 96, of Waterloo, IL, died December 27, 2022, in Waterloo, IL. She was born October 24, 1926, in East St. Louis, IL.
She is survived by her children John (Christine) Kulla-Branz, Michael (Julie) Branz, Paul (Mary) Branz, Anne Marie Branz, Fred (Charlotte) Branz; grandchildren; great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; & cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband John C. Branz; infant son Tommy Branz; parents Fred & Helen (nee Nealon) Bickel; brother Fred F. Bickel; brother-in-law& sister-in-law Larry & Mary Ann Branz.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Helping Strays of Monroe County
SS Peter & Paul - St. Vincent de Paul Society
9:45 AM until time of Mass Thursday, January 5, 2023 at SS Peter & Paul Church
10:45 AM Thursday, January 5, 2023 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
Father Linus Umoren C.M. officiating
Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO