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Helene A. James

July 1, 1936 — August 7, 2023

Brookfield

Helene A. James, nee Stanek, age 87 of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Curtis A. James Sr., loving mother of Debra L. (Chris Straka) James, Curtis A. (Efi) James Jr. and the late Sharon L. James, cherished grandmother of Kelly (Bill Schurman) Andrews, Larry (Robyn) Andrews Jr., John (Rose) Andrews, Christal (Andrew) Beyer, Matthew James, Joanna James and great grandmother of Breann Andrews, Haley Andrews, Madelyn Andrews, Pearl Beyer, Gabriel Beyer and Avery Andrews, dear sister of Gail Stanek Koziel and sister-in-law to many.  

Helene had a great love of animals and enjoyed traveling, playing poker and watching football and the Kentucky Derby.  Helene was a kind and selfless person who had an impact on everyone who knew her.  She had a deep love for her family and friends and always took the time to have meaningful talks with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She shared her wisdom and insight to teach these important life lessons and for that her family will be forever grateful.  Helene touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed by all those who knew her.  

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, August 10, 2023

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home and Cremation Services

3847 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513

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Prayers

Friday, August 11, 2023

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home and Cremation Services

3847 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513

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Graveside Service and Interment

Friday, August 11, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

All Saints Polish National Catholic Cemetery

9201 W. Higgins Road, Chicago, IL

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