Helen E. Stinson

Helen E. Stinson

Mar 17, 1930 – Apr 24, 2017

Preceded in death by husband, Donald Stinson; parents, Carl and Nanka Dieckgrafe; brother Charles; grandson, Brian Brinker; daughter-in-law, Sandra Stinson.  Survived by son, Gary Stinson (Sherri); daughters, Deborah Philips (Ed Drees) and Karen Brinker (Gary); grandchildren: Justin Philips, Scott Philips (Lori), Chad Stinson (Vicki), Brenda Brinker, and Lauren Stinson; great-grandsons: Landyn, Colton, and Jase; brother, Eldon Dieckgrafe; sister, Evelyn Effken (John); nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

The family will receive friends Sunday, April 30th from 4pm to 6pm at the Bel Air Chapel.  SERVICES Monday, May 1st at 10am at Trinity United Methodist Church, 8009 “Q” St. in Ralston.  Interment, Evergreen Memorial Park.  Memorials may be directed to the family for distribution to Helen’s favorite charities.




  • Jack & Willie Stinson Posted April 25, 2017 8:45 pm

    Truly will miss this beautiful lady, but it helps to know that she is in the loving arms of our Lord now. To all the family our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Jack & Willie Stinson Posted April 25, 2017 8:47 pm

    Truly going to miss this beautiful lady,but it helps to know she is in the loving arms of our dear Lord. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.

  • Barnhill’s Posted April 26, 2017 6:04 pm

    Our prayers.
    We will miss Helen. She was an inspiration to all

  • Marie Rademacher Posted April 27, 2017 12:04 am

    Helen had a kind, loving heart, and was a joy and inspiration to everyone she met. Though we will dearly miss her, the angels of heaven must surely be singing with welcoming joy as Our lord wraps His loving arms around her. Our prayers to all her family.

  • Stanley Herr Posted April 28, 2017 3:39 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss Gary. She was a great lady and will certainly be missed.
    Stan, Shelly, Bryan, Lauren, Jason and Ethan Herr

  • Joyce Gallant Posted April 29, 2017 6:35 am

    I met Helen once at the 2008 Dieckgrafe reunion in Cook. My mother is a cousin, Frances Dieckgraeff Jensen.
    She and my deceased father,Walter Jensen, travelled from Oregon to numerous reunions. Please accept our condolenses.
    Joyce Jensen Gallant

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