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Helen Ruth Fjone

June 15, 1925 October 27, 2019
Helen  Ruth  Fjone
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Obituary for Helen Ruth Fjone

Helen Ruth Fjone, age 94, of Faribault, died Sunday, October 27, 2019 at The Emeralds at Faribault.
A celebration of life will be held at Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Monday, November 4, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A private service will be held for the family. Interment will be at Maple Lawn Cemetery.
Helen Ruth, the daughter of Clarence J. and Mabel R. (Avery) Sons was born on June 15, 1925 in Deer Park, Illinois. Helen graduated from high school in Hansel, Iowa where she was a member of the basketball team. On October 31, 1951 she was united in marriage to Duane Fjone in Mason City, Iowa and he preceded her in death on October 13, 2006. They started their life together in Wyoming, traveled to South Dakota and settled in Owatonna. Together, they owned and operated Duane’s Studio, professional photography in Owatonna where Helen managed the studio and painted oil portraits. They moved to Hunt Lake in Shieldsville. She was formerly employed at C & S Vending in Faribault.
Helen’s pastimes included antiques, playing cards, golfing and visiting with friends. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughters, Andra Fjone (and Pastor Tom Stutelberg) of Robbinsdale and Barb (and Doug) Ruhter of Blooming Prairie; grandchildren, Elizabeth (and Brad) Willett, Stefanie Ruhter, Karl (and Andi) Stutelberg, Jack (and Raina) Stutelberg and Erin Stutelberg, Ginger (and Joe) Bates, Carrie Jo (and Josh) Lake and great grandchildren, Joie Ruhter and Brody and Bryce Willett, Kaydin Kazee, Morgan and Maggie Lake; and special friend, Pat Kern.
Helen was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Sons; mother and stepfather, Mabel and Lloyd Helbling; husband, Duane; two sons, Todd Pandil and Tim Fjone; one brother, David Sons; uncles, aunts and cousins.

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Celebration of Life




11:00 AM 11/4/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/4/2019 1:00:00 PM
Boldt Funeral Home

300 Prairie Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021

Boldt Funeral Home
300 Prairie Avenue Faribault 55021 MN
United States

Cemetery Details


Maple Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1917 Fourth Street N. W.
Faribault, MN

1917 Fourth Street N. W. Faribault MN
United States

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