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Jacqueline Joyce (Lixie) Helinski

August 3, 1945 ~ June 13, 2018 (age 72)

Jacqueline Joyce Helinski, 72, of Alpena passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

Jacqueline Lixie was born August 3, 1945, in Alpena to the late Ulric and Lillian (Jeziolkowski) Lixie. On June 28, 1968, she married Norman Helinski. Jacqueline was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and Altar Society. She enjoyed watching birds, reading, playing games, and spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving are her husband, Norm; three children, Ronda (David) DeCaire, Chuck Helinski, Sara (David) Hornick; three grandchildren, Mariah, Emmalee, Jessica; 4 siblings, Peggy Stone, James (Gaye) Lixie, Betty Lawler, Lorraine Lixie; and brother-in-law, Vern Michaud.

Mrs. Helinski was preceded in death by three sisters, Patricia Spalding, Helen Woods, and Barbara Michaud.

Memorial visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home on Friday, June 15 from 4-8 p.m. with a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Memorial visitation will continue Saturday at St. Bernard Church of All Saints Parish from 10 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Rev. Scott Lawler officiating.

Inurnment:  Holy Cross Cemetery

Memorials:  Alpena Senior Citizens Center

Donations may be made to:

Alpena Senior Citizens Center
501 River Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-3585