Helen (Prasnicki) Laitinen, 73, of Princeton, MN dies

Helen (Prasnicki) Laitinen, 73, of Princeton, MN, peacefully passed away on October 23rd 2018 with loving family at her side.
Helen was born in Gilman, Wisconsin to John and Helen Prasnicki on February 24th, 1945 and graduated high school in Silver Bay, Mn. Prior to retirement she worked as a receptionist for The University of Minnesota Foundation for 12 years in Minneapolis. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family, and friends. She will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure to know her.
Helen is preceded in death by husband Gary Laitinen, parents John and Helen Prasnicki, and brothers Stephen and Frank Prasnicki.
Helen is survived by her children Tim (Lynn) Laitinen, Chris Laitinen, Bill (Cynthia) Laitinen, Steve Laitinen, Nancy (Chris) McCormick. Brothers and sisters Aloys Prasnicki, Rita (Jim) Garni, Liz Hyrkas, Roger (Rosalin) Prasnicki, and Julie (Butch) Ernst, 17 Grandchildren and seven Great-Grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be held at The Holy Trinity Church located at 1326 4th ST NW, Elk River Mn. 55330 on November 3, 2018. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with the service starting at 11 a.m.
Should friends desire, memorials may be given to
27948 128th St NW,
Zimmerman, MN 55398
The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks for the excellent care provided by the staff of Grace Point Crossing in Cambridge, MN.