Brenda's Branches.com

Searching for our roots... While growing our branches!

Helen Rose Kippley

Female 1917 - 2008  (91 years)


Personal Information    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Helen Rose Kippley  [1, 2
    Born 7 Jan 1917  , Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 2 Jan 1920  Beach Twp., Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1920 US Federal 
    • In the William C. Kippley household. Enumerated were William C (head) age 37; Christena (wife) age 28; Olevia (daughter) age 8; Warner (son) age 7; Clara (daughter) age 5; Hellin (daughter) age 3 11/12; Leona (daughter) age 1 2/12.
    Died 28 Jan 2008  Wibaux, Wibaux, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary Abt 29 Jan 2008 

    • Helen Rose Ulfers, age 91, of Wibaux, Montana, formerly of Beach, North Dakota, died on Monday, January 28, 2008 at the Wibaux County Nursing Home in Wibaux.

      A Vigil will be held at 7:00 P.M., Thursday, January 30, 2008 in the Chapel of the Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home in Beach. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M., Friday, February 1, 2008 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Beach with Rev. Fr. David Richter officiating. Rite of Committal will follow at St. John's Cemetery in Beach. Silvernale-Silha Funeral Home of Beach is entrusted with arrangements.

      Helen was born on January 7, 1917 on the family farm near Beach, North Dakota, a daughter of William C. and Christine (Otremba) Kippley. She received her early education in country schools south of Beach and graduated from Beach High School with the class of 1935.

      Helen was married to Donald Leroy Ulfers in Wibaux, Montana on August 13, 1936. After their marriage they lived on the family farm north of Beach.

      Helen was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Beach and St. Anne's Guild. She had worked at Clara's dress shop and was a 4-H leader. Helen enjoyed volunteering at the church and loved to help with Bingo at the Golden Valley Manor. She enjoyed embroidery, knitting, raising bum lambs as well as gardening and raising chickens.

      Helen was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Donald; brothers, Werner, Frank, Albert and William Kippley Jr.; sisters, Olive Lechler, Clara Kippley and Ethel MacDougall and one great grandson, Angelo Ulfers; sons-in-law, Pat Kleppe, Jim Roth and Terry Gress.

      Helen is survived by one son, James Ulfers and his wife Mary Anne of Beach; three daughters, Jeanne Roth of Napoleon, North Dakota, Judy Gress of Farmington, Minnesota and Jeanette Hayden and her husband Ross of Fairbanks, Alaska; one sister, Leona Nagel and her husband Richard of Beach, 13 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Ethel Kippley and one brother-in-law Dick MacDougall.
    Buried St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Beach, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2395  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 

    Father William C. Kippley,   b. 12 Sep 1884, Pierz, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1967, Beach, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Christina F. Otremba,   b. 2 Mar 1891, , Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1981, Beach, Golden Valley, North Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1911  Pierz, Morrison, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F778  Group Sheet

    Family Donald Leroy Ulfers,   b. 11 Mar 1918,   d. 5 Mar 1980  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1936  , Wibaux, Montana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F969  Group Sheet