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Helen Wiebe

Helen Wiebe, 90, of Durham, died Jan. 9 at Moundridge Manor, Moundridge.

Born Dec. 9, 1919, in Winton, Calif., to Enoch and Hannah (Koehn) Dirks, she was married March 6, 1966, to Isaac Wiebe in Bonners Ferry, Idaho.

Her husband and five brothers preceded her in death.

Survivors include four sons, Ransom, Ken, and Clayton of Durham and Richard of Tampa; two daughters, Lucille Mininger of Almena, Wis., and Christina Friesen of Muleshoe, Texas; a brother, Abe Dirks of Brooksville, Miss.; two sisters, Marjorie Unruh and Doris Jantz of Bonners Ferry, Idaho; 33 grandchildren; 112 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family is from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Morning Star Mennonite Church in rural Tampa. Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Rev. Ransom Wiebe, Rev. Bruce Dirks, and Rev. Merlin Wiebe officiating. Burial will be at the Logan Township Cemetery in rural Tampa. A memorial fund has been established with Moundridge Manor.

Last modified Jan. 13, 2010