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Helen Ann Mohr

03/27/1933
08/26/2022

Helen Ann Mohr passed away on August 26, 2022, at the age of 89 years. She is survived by her husband, Bernard “Bernie” Allen of Grand Rapids; their children, Mark (Michelle) Mohr of Grand Rapids, Gregory (Marla) Mohr of East Lansing, Tom (Geri) Mohr of Grand Rapids, and Gary (Lisa) Mohr of Chicago; grandchildren, Dustin (Erica) Mohr of Grand Rapids, Mackenzie (Michael) Stolarczyk of Ann Arbor, Madison (Dillon) Rush of Royal Oak, Grace Mohr of East Lansing, Mitchel Mohr and Lauren (Alex) Velting of Grand Rapids, and Sam and Nicole Mohr of Chicago; great grandson, Max Stolarczyk of Ann Arbor; and special cousin, Pat (Dan) Grudzinski of Ray, Mich. She was preceded in death by her parents, Felix “Phil” (Cecilia) Kaplenski of Jackson; sisters, Doloris (John) Korc of Jackson, and Phyllis (Ed) Tomczyk of Jackson, Mich. Helen loved to read, knit, and go dancing. She enjoyed years of bible study and the ladies golf league at St. Robert of Newminster Catholic Church. In the 1970s and 80s, Helen worked as a secretary at Forest Hills Central High School and in retail sales at the former Jacobson’s department store at 2255 Wealthy St. SE in Grand Rapids. Devotion to Mary was part of her daily life. She loved her family and cherished her grandchildren, great grandchild and many nieces and nephews. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Robert of Newminster Catholic Church: 6477 Ada Dr. S.E., Ada, MI 49301. The family will receive friends at the church from 10am-11am. The Catholic funeral Mass will be held at 11am on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. For those who wish, contributions may be made to the church, or Spectrum Health Hospice, 100 Michigan St. NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

 

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  1. We are very sorry for your loss.
    Love, Andy, Marlo, Drew, Olivia Neustifter

  2. Helen and my mother Mary Lou Rupp, were both involved at St. Robert’s, and were good friends. They were fans of one another and talked each other up. What a great, long, fruitful life Helen was able to live. The Mohr family was blessed with her spirit. We can only celebrate her life, and be happy that she is in God’s hands now.

  3. So sorry for your loss. I know Helen will be dearly missed by her beautiful family. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with with all of you. Deepest sympathy and love, Mike and Colleen Sellers

  4. Mrs. Mohr was a second mother to many of us growing up in Forest Hills. She always tasked me to keep her sons Mark and Greg out of trouble. She helped shape who I am today. I hear her saying “Straz, keep them out of trouble” Grateful to have known her and to have been a part of her extended family.

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