Helen M. Reardon, 95 of Chippewa Falls, Wis., formerly of New Vienna and Dyersville, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Hawkeye Care Center, Dubuque.
Visitation was held from 9 — 11 a.m. Friday, May 21, 2021 at Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville prior to funeral services. A rosary was held at 8:30 a.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:30 a.m., Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville with burial to be held at a later date in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Arcadia, Wis. Rev. Tyler Raymond will officiate.
Helen was born Jan. 29, 1926 in New Vienna, the daughter of Raymond and Luella (Buenker) Kluesner. She married Francis C. Reardon in 1948 in New Vienna.
Helen grew up in the New Vienna area. Her passion for taking care of others was supported by graduating from St. Francis School of Nursing in LaCrosse, Wis., in 1947 with a nursing degree. After marrying Frank, they lived in Wisconsin. She continued serving others as an RN for her entire working career.
Helen is survived by her children: Michael Reardon of Hartford, Wis., Mary (Mark) Wozniak of S. Milwaukee, Wis., Patricia Reardon of Dyersville, grandchildren: Ryan (Erin) Wozniak of Milwaukee, Wis., Jay (Renee) Wozniak of Chandler, Ariz., great grandchildren: Wesley, Alana, Soren, Helena, siblings: Betty Leick of Epworth, Robert (Bridget) Kluesner of Owatanna, Minn., a sister-in-law: Mary Jane Kluesner of Dyersville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Francis, daughter, Maureen Reardon; siblings: Francis Kluesner, Ralph Kluesner, Sr., Marian Kluesner FSPA, Jean Kluesner, a brother-in-law: Lenny Leick.
Kramer Funeral Home in Dyersville is assisting the family and information is available at www.kramerfuneral.com. Online condolences and memorials may be sent to Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW, Dyersville, IA 52040.