1949 - 2019

Helen Ann (Krueger) Ehlert, 69, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the Lone Tree Health Care Center. Graveside services were held Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the Lone Tree Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Helen’s memory to Iowa City Hospice or Lone Tree Health Care Center in recognition of such compassionate care they provided Helen and her family.  To share a thought, memory or condolence with her family, please visit the funeral home website at www.gayandciha.com.

Helen Ann Krueger was born July 8, 1949, in Iowa City, the daughter of Delbert and Virginia (Watkinson) Krueger.  Being raised in the Lone Tree area, she attended schools there graduating from Lone Tree High School with the Class of 1967.  For many years she worked as a seamstress.  

Helen’s passion was genealogy.  She spent hours documenting her family history and loved it.  She also enjoyed collecting rocks; beautiful and unique ones.

Her family includes her two children: Sonia (Rob) Johansen and Craig (Ronna) Ehlert; three grandchildren: Tyler Johansen, Aubrey Johansen, and Noah Ehlert; siblings: Richard (Deanna) Krueger, Ronald (Ginger) Krueger, Merry (Jim) Thomae, and William (Sharon) Krueger; numerous nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved, and several friends and cousins who she considered as close family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister-in-law: Carol Krueger.

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