Helen Ruth Shelstad, age 90, of Evans City, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017, in the Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia, Cabot.
Born April 5, 1927 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, she was the daughter of the late William F and Marie Rhode Siedschlag.
She was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Prospect.
Helen was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening.
Survived by her children Diane Marie (Rob Gully) Shelstad of Clarksville, PA, Ruth (Mark) Kostrab of Perry, OH, LeVerne Shelstad of Portersville, Scott Shelstad of Mentor, OH, Oscar (Edna) Shelstad of Butler, 22 Grandchildren, 21 Great Grandchidlren, and 4 Step grandchildren, her brother Allan Siedschlag of Minnesota, her sister Goldie Stone of South Dakota, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband LeVerne Arnold Shelstad, who she married December 19, 1945 and passed away Feb 8, 2013, two daughters, one son, one granddaughter, three brothers, and four sisters.
Visitation will be on Monday, from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Edward L. Raisley Funeral Home, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, 11am in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, corner of Perry and Church Streets, Prospect, with Rev. Gary Brown, his church pastor, officiating. Please meet at church.
Interment with a graveside committal service will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Prospect.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, PO Box 386, Prospect, PA 16052.