NameLudwina Susan Heltemes
Birth19 Jan 1918, Rural Bluffton, MN
Death26 Aug 2006, Wadena, MN - Tri-County Hospital Age: 88
Burial1 Sep 2006, Bluffton, MN - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
FatherJoseph Leo Heltemes (1889-1970)
MotherMargaret Marie Wegscheid (1898-1990)
Birth25 Sep 1918
Death13 Mar 2003 Age: 84
Marriage2 Jun 1942, Bluffton, MN
ChildrenMargaret Ann (1943-)
 Donna Jean (1946-)
 Roman Alois (1948-)
 Ronald Victor (1950-)
 Raymond Gary (1954-)
 Karen Juliann (1955-)
 Infant Son (1957-1957)
 Robert Alfred (1961-)
Obituary Notes for Ludwina Susan Heltemes
Lidwina Susan Buettner, 88, of New York Mills, formerly of Bluffton and Wadena, passed away at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena on Tuesday, August 29.

She was born Jan. 19, 1918, to Joseph and Margaret (Wegscheid) Heltemes in rural Bluffton. She married Hubert Buettner on June 2, 1942, at Bluffton. She has lived in the Bluffton and Wadena area all of her life. She was a resident of the Elders’ Home in New York Mills. She was a member of the Christian Mothers and the V.F.W. Auxiliary. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, playing cards and word puzzles.

A service was held Friday, Sept. 1, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Bluffton. Johnson Memorial Home was in charge of arrangements.

Survivors include her daughters, Marge (Tom) Welle of Sauk Centre, Donna (Curt) Noll of Hawley, and Karen (Chris) Eickhoff of Canby; sons, Roman (Linda) of Shawnee, Kan., Ron of Austin, Texas, Ray (Leanne) of Wadena, and Robert (Kristine) of Eden Prairie; 20 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; sisters, Jeanette (Syl) Budig of Baraboo, Wis. and Julie (Jack) Josephson of Little Falls; brothers, Sylvester (Cel) Heltemes of Wadena, Alvis (Eileen) Heltemes of Castle Rock, Wash., and Richard (Coy) Heltemes of Castle Rock, Wash.; and sisters-in-law, Joann Heltemes and Cecilia Buettner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert; an infant son; granddaughter, Leslie Buettner; great grandson, Andrew Spiesz; parents, Joseph and Margaret; brothers, Victor, Gilbert and Norbert Heltemes; and sisters-in-law, Pat, Marlys and Helen Heltemes.
Last Modified 23 Apr 2008Created 1 Mar 2020 by Brad Wegscheid