Helen Elaine (Moore) Gillie, 78, passed away peacefully March 6, 2022 in Minnesota.
Helen was born in Hallock, Minn., Feb. 29, 1944, to Blaine and Clara Gillie. She graduated in 1962 from Hallock High School. She spent time in nursing school at the University of North Dakota and later accepted a position at Blue Cross Blue Shield and then worked for Honeywell, where she retired.
Helen enjoyed many years sewing, quilting, and crocheting gifts for her family. Some of her favorite things in life were her rescue cats, Elvis, books, Cool Whip and Hallmark. She was known for sending the perfect card for any occasion and supporting many charities.
Helen is survived by her daughters, Michelle (Jim) Anderson and Melissa (Joe) Sheridan; three grandchildren: Tiffany McLellan, Ashley (Adam) Ludwig, and Keegan Wolmutt; three great-grandchildren: Connor Buesgens, Logan Ludwig, and Presley Ludwig; sister, Susan (Steve) Johnston; brother, James Gillie, and many loving nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents Blaine and Clara Gillie, sister, Bonita (Bruce) Anderson, and nephew, Chris Such.
A memorial service to honor Helen’s life will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Hallock Saturday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery, Hallock. Lunch to follow.
Austin Funeral Chapel, Hallock, is in charge of the arrangements. www. austinfuneralchapel.com.