Helen E. Sawtell

Helen E. Sawtell
February 27, 1931 – August 7, 2021

Mrs. Sawtell attended Dundee Elementary grade school and graduated from Omaha Central High School before graduating from Rockford College in Rockford, Il. She was active in numerous civic and philanthropic organizations in Omaha including Joslyn Art Museum, The Omaha Ballet, Tuesday Musical, The Omaha Symphony, Junior League of Omaha, Aksarben Ball and Coronation, Omaha Sister City Association and Methodist Hospital among others.

Preceded in death by husband of 59 years, Stephen M. Sawtell;  parents William and Helen Wencel (Miller). Survived by son, Steve Sawtell (Julia);  daughter, Katherine Del Conte (Mick Milson) both of Omaha; grandchildren: Kathleen Sawtell, Allison Norris and Thomas Del Conte; nephews, Tony Sawtell (Sara) of Santa Fe, NM,  Peter Sawtell (Allyson) of Denver, CO.

In accordance with Mrs. Sawtell’s wishes there will be no funeral service, simply a private family burial at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Please send memorials to Methodist Hospital Foundation or charity of your choice.



  • WILLIAM J ERICKSON Posted August 11, 2021 10:16 am

    i’m so sorry.

  • Paul and Vanessa Enloe Posted August 11, 2021 10:17 am

    Our condolences to the entire family and friends of Helen – we wish you all the very best and much love!

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