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Helen H. Broostin, 81

Helen H. Broostin, age 81, of Ellsworth, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Lutheran Home, River Falls, Wis.

Helen was born on Dec. 7, 1932, in Pine City, Minn., to Joseph and Hazel Hampe. She married Wendell Broostin in the 1950s. Together they lived in the Twin Cities area until Wendell's death in 1977. After which she moved to Wisconsin. Helen worked for Armours for 29 years, the David Motel and Hinck's Market in Ellsworth.

Helen enjoyed country music, watching television, movies, crocheting, flower gardening, word find's, along with reading magazines and newspapers.

Helen is survived by her five children, Diane Young, Debra Broostin, Denise Norton, Duane Broostin, and Mark (Carla) Broostin; special friend, Richard D. "Dick" Leonard and his daughters, Debbie, Dawn, and Darla Leonard. She is further survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell; son, Jeffrey; and her parents.

Services for Helen will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the Hill Funeral Home, Ellsworth, Wis. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Ellsworth, Wis. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until time of services at 7 p.m on Monday.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, WI is assisting the family with the arrangements.