Helen Caroline Landwehr

Helen Caroline Landwehr passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020. She was born Nov. 16, 1922, in Hermann, to Theodore and Emma (Jaeger) Begemann. She had reached the age of 97 years.

Helen was baptized March 29, 1923, by Rev. C.F. Grabau, and was confirmed Sept. 26, 1937, by Rev. F. Egger, both at St. John's United Church of Christ at Pinckney. Helen was married Oct. 15, 1949, to Virgil Landwehr at the Holstein Parsonage by Rev. W. Kramme.

Helen received her grammar school education at Bethlehem School. She then took a 12-month home study course leading to the qualification of Trained Practical Nurse from Chicago School of Nursing. Helen worked at Boone County Hospital in Columbia and then at the St. Francis Hospital in Washington.

After her marriage, she joined Virgil in his farming operation on the Landwehr farm. In 1973, after Vigil's retirement, they had a house built on Bethlehem School Road. Virgil passed away in 1993.

In 1997, Helen decided to make the move to Warrenton. She was a lifetime member of St. John's UCC and was also a member of St. John's Pinckney Ladies Aid. Helen enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and quilting.

Helen was preceded in death by her husband Virgil and her parents, Theodore and Emma. She is survived by her sister-in-law Gladys Landwehr and several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A visitation for Mrs. Landwehr will be held on Monday, June 29, 10 a.m. to noon at St. John's UCC Pinckney. Funeral services will also be held on Monday, June 29, beginning at noon. A committal service will immediately follow at the church cemetery.

Memorial donations are preferred to St. John's UCC Pinckney, c/o Martin Funeral Home, 510 E. Main St., Warrenton, MO 63383. Online condolences may be made at www.martinfuneral.net.

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