Helen Gertrude Strickland Obituary

  • Helen Gertrude Strickland
    In Loving Memory of

    Helen Gertrude Strickland

    Birth Date: Dec 1st, 1933 Death Date: Dec 14th, 2014
    Helen G. Strickland, 81 of Flower Mound, Texas, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away after complications from pancreatic cancer surgery on Sunday December 14,2014. Helen was born December 1, 1933, in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Claude and Gertrude (Mack) Kenny. She was married to Robert V. Strickland on April 5, 1952, in Sioux City. with her husband they owned several businesses including a drapery equipment design company, drapery workrooms and a bakery in Hawaii, she also worked for Costco Wholesale in mesa, Arizona, retiring in 2009. She was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker football fan. She loved to go to thrift stores and garage sales. She is survived by her husband of 62 years Robert, four children, Julie Rideout of Kona, Hawaii, Steve Strickland of Flower Mound, Texas, Shari Strickland of Midlothian, Texas, and Stuart Strickland of Omaha, Nebraska, six grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Frances, Genevieve, and Beatrice; and three brothers, Jack, Harry, and Donavan. memorials may be made in her name to the East Valley Lutheran Thrift Shop of Mesa Arizona or the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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