Longtime Greybull, Wyoming resident, Helen Marylin Krezelok, age 94, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 31, 2013, at West Park Hospital in Cody, Wyoming.
Helen was born January 15, 1919, in Kooi, Wyoming, to Joseph Frank and Julia Verona (Serensha) Wolney. She grew up in the Sheridan area and received her schooling at Monarch, Wyoming.
Helen married Joseph Michael Krezelok on June 22, 1941 at Monarch, Wyoming.
Helen enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening (especially flowers), doing word searches, playing bingo, traveling to all fifty states. Church was an important part of her life. Family was always first; Helen loved her grandchildren and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Helen was a very loving, caring person who never knew a stranger. She worked at the dude ranches in the Sheridan area.
Helen was a member of the Church of the Sacred Heart in Greybull, Wyoming, was a member of the Sacred Heart Church CCW, and was a member of the Sewing Club in Greybull.
Helen is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Julia Wolney; her husband, Joseph Michael Krezelok on April 9, 2008; her daughter, Jeannine Septer; four brothers, Joe, John, George, and Dave; and one sister, Anna.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Joan Krezelok of Greybull/Casper, Wyoming; two grandsons, John (Evelia) Septer of Yuma, Arizona, and Justin (Christina) Septer of Casper, Wyoming; two great-grandsons, Floyd and William Septer of Yuma, Arizona; her son-in-law, John W. Septer of Casper, Wyoming; and four sisters-in-law, Margaret Ellenwood, Kit Wolny, Enid Krezelok, and Kay Krezelok; and several nieces and nephews.
A viewing was held at the Atwood Family Chapel in Greybull, Wyoming on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. followed by the Rosary at 6 p.m.
The Mass of the Christian Burial was Saturday, January 4, 2014 at noon at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Greybull with Father Ray Rodriguez as celebrant. Burial followed at the Donald J. Ruhl Memorial Cemetery in Greybull. A reception for family and friends followed the graveside at the Elks Lodge #1431 in Greybull.
Memorials will be received in Helen’s name at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank in Greybull, Wyoming. A beneficiary of proceeds will be determined at a later date.
Atwood Family Funeral Directors, Inc. assisted the family with arrangements.