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Funeral services for Helen Kaiser, 93 year old Buffalo resident who passed away quietly late Thursday evening at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo, will be held Tuesday, January 15, at 10:00 a.m. from the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Buffalo with Pastor Duane Simonson officiating. Visitation will be held from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:00 until 9:30 a.m. from the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. There will be a reception at the church immediately following the funeral service. Donations in Mrs. Kaiser’s memory may be made to the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church or the Buffalo Senior Center in care of the Adams Funeral Home in Buffalo. Interment will be in the Sheridan Municipal Cemetery with graveside services at 3:00 on Tuesday.
Helen Christine Kaiser was born on July 6, 1919 in Clearmont, Wyoming to George and Catharina Lenz. She started school in Clearmont and moved with the family to Riverton where they lived for a couple of years before moving back to Clearmont. Helen graduated from Clearmont High School with the class of 1937. She was married on July 10, 1937 in Sheridan, Wyoming to Ralph E. Kaiser and they farmed in the Sheridan and Clearmont areas. They purchased their own farm near Clearmont in 1951 they raised beets until Holly Sugar Company no longer offered sugar beet contracts and they then raise cattle and sheep. They sold the farm and retired in 1978 and Ralph and Helen moved to Sheridan where they remained active. They moved to Buffalo in 2000. Mr. Kaiser passed away in August of 2010 and Helen continued living in Buffalo until the time of her death.
Helen was a member of the member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Sheridan and attended the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Buffalo. She was active in the Clearmont Homemakers Club and a square dancing group. She was an excellent cook and seamstress and enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by one daughter, Penny Fink and her husband Gerald of Buffalo; one brother Dick Lenz and his wife Ione of Sheridan; three grandchildren, Debbie Millhouse, Lynne Rodriguez and Gerry Fink, and ten great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband three brothers and two sisters.