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Helen Kaml, 96

 Helen Kaml, 96, of Greenbush, died on Friday, November 4, 2011 in LifeCare Greenbush Manor at Greenbush, MN.
            Helen Kaml was born Helen Caroline Gust, the daughter of Anton & Elizabeth (Puttbrese) Gust, on August 25, 1915 at home in Poplar Grove Township, rural Strathcona, MN.  She attended Grass Lake Country School.  She married Steven Kaml on June 6, 1934.  They were married for 67 years.  He died on October 9, 2001.  Helen and Steven farmed and raised 5 children.  She was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and enjoyed her Bible based meetings and assemblies with her family and friends.  After Steven passed away, she stayed on the farm for 3 years and then became a resident of LifeCare Greenbush Manor.  She and her husband were very musical and played by ear, Mom on the pump organ and Dad on the violins that he made himself.  Together they taught their children their love of music and to love Jehovah.  We were taught that the promise at John 5:28 is that we will see a resurrection–what a wonderful promise.
      Helen is survived by her sons—Frank (Delores) Kaml of Cook, MN, Arnold (Nora) Kaml of Roseau & Willard Kaml of Trappers Creek, Alaska.    Daughters—Arlene (Art) Heldt of Bemidji, MN & Betty Castle of Roseau.   
27 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren & 23 great-great-grandchildren, who loved her for her warm smile & great cooking.
1 sister—Rose Raney of Brainerd, MN, 1 sister-in-law—Delores Kaml of Warren, MN & brother & sister-in-law—Andrew & Doris Kaml of Phoenix, AZ.
      Helen was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers—Ervin, Philip, Alvin & Johnny, sisters—Florence & Ella.  Granddaughter—Dlonra Kaml, Grandson—Frank Kaml Jr. & daughter-in-law—Margaret Kaml.
           Funeral services for Helen were held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 in The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Roseau, MN with Al Yamry, officiating.  Casket Bearers were Darrel, Randy, Cody, Austin, Wyatt & Garrett Kaml.  Honorary Pallbearers were all of Helen’s grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.   Interment was in Hope Cemetery of  Roseau with Gieseke Funeral Chapel of Greenbush in charge of the arrangements.

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