Helen C. Rothering, age 89, of McHenry, died Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at her home.
She was born October 31, 1917 in Racine, Wisconsin to Samuel and Emma (LaMere) Rivest. On July 1, 1939 she married Herbert Rothering in Racine.
Formerly of Racine, Helen had resided in McHenry since 1960. She was a homemaker most of her life. She was a member and volunteer for the Auxiliary to Northern Illinois Medical Center. She was an active member of the Grandmothers Club and the McHenry Garden Club. She was also a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in McHenry. She loved to cook and enjoyed visiting the elderly.
She is survived by a daughter, Diane (Richard) Himpelmann of Ringwood; three granddaughters, Danielle Himpelmann of Milwaukee, Denise (Bryan) Straube of Genoa City, Debbi Himpelmann of Woodstock; and a great grandchild, Dylan.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert in 1988; her parents; five brothers; and a sister.
The visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at Justen’s Wonder Lake Funeral Home, 7611 Hancock Drive, Wonder Lake, Il 60097.
The funeral service be conducted at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Racine, Wisconsin.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, the family suggests memorials to, Monarch Hospice, 1350 Remington Road Suite S, Schaumburg,, IL 60173. For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or send a condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com .