Posted: February 19th, 2019

Helen Trockstad

1923 – 2019

It is with great sadness that the family of Helen Trockstad, beloved wife of the late Leif Trockstad, announce her passing on Friday, February 15, 2019, in Taber, Alberta after a brief illness at the age of 95 years. Helen was born in Eureka, Montana on April 26, 1923 to parents Carl and Vilo (Adams) Paulsen. Left to cherish her memory are daughter Brenda (Roy) Kowalchuk of Calgary, AB; son Doug (Shawna) Trockstad of New Dayton, AB; and daughter Kerry (Greg) Watson of Medicine Hat, AB. Grandma T will be sadly missed by Bradley Kowalchuk, Kevin (Toiy) Kowalchuk and their children, Kimberly and Donald. Steven (Hilde) Trockstad, Brett Trockstad (Kiera), Jesse (Antonio) Watson, Jocelyne (Jay) Abad and their children Rainn, Adonis and Apollo, Cole Watson (Alyssa and her son, Daemian), Myles Watson (Jessica and her children Jaden and Walker). Auntie Helen also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and their families. Besides her loving husband, Helen was predeceased by her parents Carl and Vilo Paulsen; infant sister Hazel; brother Norman Paulsen; sister-in-law Hazel Paulsen; sister Thea Chapman; brother-in-law Frank Chapman; brother-in-laws and their spouses, Harold (Myrtle) Trockstad, Roald Trockstad, and Alf (Janet) Trockstad. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta, with Reverend Aldeen McKay officiating. A Private Family interment will be held prior in the Mountain View Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4, 324 Mayor Magrath Dr S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 3L7.

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2 Condolences for “TROCKSTAD, Helen”

  1. Susan OShaughnessy says:

    Love and prayers go out to all of you at this sad time. May the deep love you have for your Momma live on forever.

    Sue and Bruce

  2. Barbara Davis (Newman) says:

    My sincere sympathy to all Helen’s family at this very sad time.
    It’s been many years since I last talked to her. But I know she
    was a very gracious lady.

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