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Helen Neve

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Helen Neve
Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Neve, 82, of Spencer, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Scott Meier and Rev. Deb Mechler will officiate the service.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Mrs. Neve passed away Sunday, June 21, 2009, at St. Luke Lutheran Home in Spencer.

Helen Margaret Neve, the daughter of Martin and Susan (Hansen) Tange, was born July 18, 1926 in Hutchinson, Minn. She attended grade school and high school in Hutchinson where she graduated. Helen later attended Dana College in Blair, Neb., where she received her teaching degree.

Helen married Glenn Neve on June 13, 1949, in Hutchinson, Minn. Following their marriage, she was an elementary school teacher in Lyons and Fremont, Neb., for a few years until moving to Spencer in 1950. While in Spencer, she did drapery work for Twetten's Furniture for a number of years and then worked in sales at Nelson Jewelry for 21 years, until her retirement in 1988. She was a past member of the Spencer Clef Club and the Messiah Board. Helen had been a very active member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer, having served as President of the Church Women, choir director of both junior and senior choirs for many years and also taught both Sunday school and Bible school. Helen was also past president of the Spencer Conference of the Lutheran Women's Association

She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Paul Martin Neve; and a brother, Reynold Tange.

Helen is survived by her husband, Glenn of Spencer; one son, John and his wife, Debra of Minnetrista, Minn.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Florence Mumm of Albert Lea, Minn.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.