(Nee Dicker) Passed away March 26, 2009 at the age of 86 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
She was the daughter of the late Samuel and Edith Dicker. Helen was the loving mother of Sanford (Jean) Weisenburg, Deborah (Gary) Schmidt, and Vicki (Kelly) Richardson. She was the proud grandmother of Wendy, Ramey, Jeff, Amy, Matt, Brad, and Jenna, and great-grandmother to five; very special “lady” to David P. Cohn, and special mother to Beve Anderson and Dennise Bemis. In addition, Helen is survived by other loving family and dear friends.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at the Milwaukee Jewish Home and Care Center, whose attention to and respect for Helen were deeply appreciated. Special thanks to her aide Nicole Prophet. The family would also like to thank Lynda Hill and Nikki Harmon of Odyssey Hospice, who exemplify what hospice care is meant to be. Over the course of many months, they became Helen’s friends and source of comfort for her family.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 29th at 12:30 PM at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Temple Menorah Ever-Rest Cemetery, 9548 W. Beloit Rd., Milwaukee.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jewish Home and Care Center, the American Cancer Society, or the charity of your choice.
Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home
4750 N. Santa Monica Boulevard (414) 964-3111
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