Anamoose Historian Dies

Helen Nolden, long time Anamoose historian, died November 9th at the age of 88.  Helen had a wonderful memory & was able to recall events from her early childhood.  She is the author of two books, “Helen’s Love, Family” & “The Anamoose History Book”.

She wrote many articles for several area newspapers throughout the years.  Many more of her articles have been added under the Anamoose History section of the Anamoose website  www.anamoose.com

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2 Responses to Anamoose Historian Dies

  1. Cindi (Doubek) Pawlik says:

    We are saddened to hear of Helen’s death. She was a marvelous woman, with a heart of gold. She provided our family with so much information regarding the Priesters and Doubeks from way back in their earlier days in Anamoose. Our sincere sympathy goes out to her family.
    Love,
    Cynthia (Doubek) Pawlik and Family

  2. Beverly Doubek Peter says:

    I am also a Daughter of John and Leone(Priester) Doubek. I was very saddened to learn of Helen’s death. I visited her last year when back for my Aunt Esther’s 80th birthday celebration. She shared photos, books and let us take pictures of her pictures. She told a great story of her Father going to bat for our Grandfather, August Priester, to get him hired by the railroad, despite the fact that he had a “gimpy” leg. (her words).She said he was never sorry for it. She also told funny stories about our parents. My deepest sympathies are to her Family and Anamoose, as they have lost a real treasure!
    Sincerely
    Beverly Doubek Peter

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