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Helen Leona Kruenegel

May 14, 1926 — March 22, 2022

Helen L. Fox Kruenegel (nee Patrick), of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the age of 95. Beloved wife of the late Glenn Robert Fox and second husband, the late Walter A. Kruenegel; cherished daughter of the late Walter Clarence and Ruby Leona Patrick. Devoted mother of Terry Robert (Karen) Fox, Pat (Harry "Randy" N.) Niehaus, and Matthew Glenn (Emma) Fox; stepmother of Bruce (Linda) Kruenegel and Gayle (Steve) Meyerhoff; international daughter, Else Aarrestad; loving grandmother of Brian (Kim) Niehaus, Glenn (Emily) Niehaus, Kristin (Craig) Hoeflinger, Kaleb Fox, and Hunter Fox; treasured great-grandmother of Clara Niehaus, Eleanor Niehaus, Grace Hoeflinger, Grey Niehaus, John Hoeflinger, Rose Niehaus, Will Hoeflinger, and Zander Niehaus; dear sister of Walter Douglas Patrick and the late Frances Patrick.

Helen had a passion for education and received her bachelor's degree at the age of 56 from Lindenwood University in Library Science and Elementary Education. She enjoyed passing her passion to others through substitute teaching and teaching GED and ESL classes. She was a member of PEO. Helen was a talented artist and loved to make art for her family and friends. She also enjoyed reading and travelling. More than anything, Helen loved her family and spending time with them. Helen was a person of faith and truly lived her faith. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Helen's name to Susan G. Komen and St. Jude’s Children Research Center.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

4:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Thursday, March 31, 2022

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