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March 8, 1919 - September 20, 2010

Helen E (Burns) Buxengard, 91, of Caledonia, died Monday, September 20, 2010 at Caledonia Care and Rehab in Caledonia. She was born March 8, 1919, in Caledonia to Robert and Emma (Grohman) Burns. She married Gale Buxengard on August 21, 1958 at St. John's Catholic Church in Caledonia. Gale preceded her in death on April 1, 2004. Helen was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Council of Catholic Women, St. Elizabeth's Society and the Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

She is survived by a sister, Esther Limper of Chico, CA; a sister in law, Edy Burns of Caledonia; nieces and nephews, Jane Burns, Bob (Marla) Burns, Carrie (Dennis) Argall, Patty (Cliff) Tyler, Marcia (Tom) Fulham, Tom (Julie) Limper, Steve (Wendy) Limper, Edith (Randy) Senst and Dana (Mary) Burns; many great nieces and nephews; and special friends and neighbors, Doc and Sharon Schoeberl.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, Bill and Bob Burns, a brother in law, Tex Limper, and a sister in law, Wilma Burns.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am, Thursday, September 23, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Gregory Leif will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 am Thursday morning at the church. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family with arrangements.

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