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home : obituaries : obituaries   April 29, 2016

10/14/2013 2:00:00 PM
Helen Kocur
NT Staff

Helen Kocur, 104, of Peru died at 8:40 p.m. Oct. 11, 2013, in Manor Court of Peru.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Valentine Church, Peru. The Rev. William Gardner will officiate. Burial will be at St. Valentine Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday in the church. Ptak Funeral Home, Peru, is in charge of arrangements.

Helen was born Feb. 24, 1909, in Peru to Andrew and Martha (Stefaniak) Kominek. She married Steve Kocur on June 29, 1951, in St. Valentine Church.

She worked at Westclox for more than 25 years. She was a member of St. Valentine Parish, Polish National Alliance and the former Holy Rosary Society.

Survivors are her niece, Virginia (Ted) Poremba of Ypsilanti, Mich.; a special friend, Theresa Blanco of Peru; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1974; one sister and two stepsisters.

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