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Donna "Jean" Helberg

May 10, 1937 — June 8, 2020

Donna Jean Helberg

Donna Jean Helberg was born May 10, 1937, to Howard and Agnes (Mrsny) Farrar at Newman Grove, Nebraska. Jean, as she was known, grew up and attended grade school and high school in Newman Grove.
Jean married Milburne (Mick) Helberg on February 10, 1957, in Yankton, South Dakota. In the early years, Jean was employed at Consumers Public Power in Newman Grove. They later moved to the Hamlet area where Jean was employed at the Wauneta Care and Therapy Center for 34 ½ years.
Jean had a love for bird watching and dogs, and she also enjoyed country and Christian music. Jean passed away Monday evening, June 8, 2020, at the McCook Community Hospital. She was 83 years of age.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents; sister Betty Farrar; and brother Duane Farrar.
Survivors include:
Husband: Mick of Hamlet, NE.
Son: Jim Helberg and wife Christy of Hamlet, NE.
Daughter: Cindy Acton and husband Randy of Wauneta, NE.
Daughter: Diane Richards and husband Terry of Hayes Center, NE.
Grandchildren: Tyler( Leane) Acton, Dustin Acton, Lindsay Acton, Dustin Mintling and Devon Helberg.
Great-grandchildren: Matthew Nelson; Maxine Nelson; Sydnee, Aden and Emma Acton.
Funeral services for Jean will be held Thursday, June 11, 2020, 10:00 a.m. (CT), at the Hamlet Union Church, Hamlet, Nebraska, with Pastor Joshua Clark officiating. Interment will follow at the Hamlet Cemetery, Hamlet, Nebraska.
Private family visitation only.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been suggested to the Great Commission Fund.
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