Helen Margaret Adkisson, age 94 of Ely

Helen Margaret Adkisson, age 94 of Ely and formerly of Tower died June 28, 2020, at home of natural causes. She was born July 11, 1925 in Soudan and was a 1943 graduate of Tower-Soudan High School. After graduation, Helen moved to San Francisco to help her sister and work for the United State Army, and met Charles Adkisson. They were married on August 5, 1944 at The Presidio of San Francisco, CA. They returned to Tower and were longtime residents.
Helen is survived by: Children: Charles E. (Margaret) Adkisson, Brooklyn Center, MN; Gregory (Gloria Gervais) Adkisson, Eagles Nest/Ely, MN; Mary Lee Erickson, Ely, MN; Scott (Dawn) Adkisson, Red Wing, MN; Joseph Adkisson, Babbitt, MN; Jean (Jess) Lindsay, Iowa Falls, IA; Daughter-in-law: Nancy (Dennis) Olds; 10 Grandchildren; 20 Great-Grandchildren; Sister: Rose Patti; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by: Husband: Charles I. Adkisson; Son: Paul Adkisson; Grandson: Michael Adkisson; Parents: Ludvik and Helen (Breznik) Mesojedec; Brothers: Edward Mesojedec, Frank Mesojedec, Joseph Mesojedec, Herman Mesojedec, Ludvik Mesojedec; and Sisters: Mary Mesojedec, Vida Popesh, Elizabeth Spreitzer, Gizella DeMasi, Pauline Wiirre, Agnes Taylor.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Tower. Interment followed at Lakeview Cemetery in Tower. Memorials are preferred to the charity of your choice or may be directed to St. Martin’s Church, Tower, MN.