Helen L. Mason


PORTAGE  --   Helen L. Mason, age 77, of Lake Delton, formerly of Portage, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2010 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

Helen was born on March 1, 1933 in Portage, the daughter of Carlton and Elna (Wing) Verbeck.  She was married on August 17, 1985 to Arthur Mason, at Portage Assembly of God.  Helen had worked at Columbia Manor Nursing Home in Wyocena.  She was a member of Baraboo Assembly of God.  Helen had a great love for her family, as well as crafting, traveling, and music.  She and Art were members of The Golden Agers of Portage. 

She is survived by her children, Linda Hayes, Portage, Richard A. (Sandra) Weishoff, Portage, Thomas (Colleen Haynes) Weishoff, Portage, Diana (Alan) Sporle, Lake Delton, and Judy Bessac, Mauston;   her step-children, Arthur A. (Patricia) Mason, Jr., Reedsburg, Betsy (Paul) Adams, New Jersey, Robert Mason, Racine and Molly Jane Essama, Denver, Colorado;  her grandchildren, Lana Klausman, Lisa Burns, Justin Fries, and Zachary Bessac;  her step-grandchildren;  her great-granddaughter, Natasha Klausman;  two sisters, Marjorie Burright, and Marion (Russell) Farr, both of Arizona;  her best friend, Pat Riddell;  other relatives and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and by her husband, Rev. Arthur A. Mason on October 12, 1998.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at Baraboo Assembly of God, 1000  11th St., Baraboo, with Pastor Jon Arneson and Pastor Michael Dotson co-officiating.  Burial will follow in Welsh Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage, and on Wednesday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to the Missions Fund of Baraboo Assembly of God.





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