(August 14, 1924 – September 11, 2011)
Helma Evelyn Majeske, 87, entered into Heaven on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at Brittany Manor, Midland. Visitation times for Helma will be on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011 from 4 to 7 pm at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, Midland and on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 10:00 am until the time of the service at 11:00 am at the First Baptist Church, 4853 Garfield Road, Auburn. Pastors Ed Lawrence and Paul Murphrey will officiate the service. On August 14, 1924, Helma was born to the late Arne and Helen (Arndt) Johnson in Nokomis, Saskatchewan, Canada. In her early childhood she moved to Auburn, attended the Auburn Schools and graduated in 1941 from Bay City Central High School. Helma married A. Edwin Majeske on June 16, 1951. They resided in Midland during their 52 year marriage. He preceded her in death on May 4, 2005. She worked in the banking profession for many years, retiring from Chemical Bank-Sanford as Branch Manager. After retirement Helma, along with her husband spent their winters in Zephyrhills, Florida. She enjoyed spending time baking, cooking, canning and working on various sewing projects. Helma was an avid reader and was sharing always of what she had been reading about to others. She loved being with family and friends. Her quiet loving kindness was shared with everyone she knew and met. Helma was an active member of the First Baptist Church, Auburn. To all the staff at Brittany Manor, a special thank you to each of you for your excellent care, friendship and love extended to Helma during the years she was with you. Thank you also for the many memories that were shared about her that meant a lot to you. A thank you to Heartland Hospice who gave extra help to the Brittany Manor staff and for comfort to Helma in the last few months. In addition to her parents, husband, Helma was predeceased by her sister, Frieda Wegener; brother-in-law, Raymond Wegener and nephew, Gary Wegener. Surviving Helma is her niece, Terrlyn (Terri) Foster of Beaverton. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Baptist Church, Auburn or personal choice. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.