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Melissa Mary Helf

03/14/1973 - 08/10/2018

Melissa M. Helf, 45, of Aurora, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s in Duluth. A funeral service will be held Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Range Funeral Home at 12:00 pm with visitation one-hour prior. Burial will take place at Waasa Cemetery in Embarrass. Donovan Goblirsch will officiate. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Melissa Mary Helf was born March 14, 1973 in Virginia to Daniel and Cynthia (Mattson) Helf. She graduated from Babbitt High School in 1992. For the past 8 years, she has been working at Fortune Bay Casino.

Melissa like playing darts, doing puzzles, and was an avid Vikings fan. She loved spending time with family and friends and riding in her brother’s car.

She was strong willed and very independent throughout all her health problems. Her determination and smile will be missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her father, Daniel (Carol) Helf; brother, Brian Helf; niece, Tiffany (John) Zuponcic; grand-nieces, Ciani, Cynthia, and Cecilia Zuponcic; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins

She was preceded in death by her mother, Cynthia; sister, Gail; grandparents; and numerous aunts and uncles

6 thoughts on “Melissa Mary Helf”

  1. Peter Esala says:

    So sorry for your terrible loss

  2. Suzie Proctor says:

    Missy will be missed, loved her big smile and positive attitude!!! I am so sorry for your loss…

  3. Roy&Barb Boucher says:

    Dan and family our Love and sympathy to you all.
    also our prayers.

  4. Carrie Hall says:

    Such a huge loss. I admired her determination and love and acceptance for everyone around her. RIP Missy

  5. Marian weigelt says:

    I sm going to miss youyou a good pesonad will be missed

  6. Lois Archibald says:

    Missy will miss your smiles you were a great dart player we did have fun long ago R.IP. little lady.

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08/16/2018 at 12:00pm
Range Funeral Homes, 16th Street North, Virginia, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 11:00 am