Helen was born on June 15, 1935 on a farm near Hague, Saskatchewan to parents, Peter and Marguerita Bartsch. Helen married Ralph Algner in 1958 and had five children, Sandra Lee, Richard Wayne, Ralph Glen, Douglas Peter and Terry James.
Helen resided at the Countryside Manor in Macklin, Saskatchewan until December 2017 when she moved to Provost – Long Term Care, where she passed away peacefully on May 20, 2018.
Helen will be remembered for her love of baking, garage sales and spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.
Helen leaves to mourn, children, Sandra (†Ed) Weinkauf, †Richard, †Glen, Douglas and Terry; grandchildren, Christopher (Darlana), Clayton (Alicia), Kyle (Amanda), Nicholaus, Matthew, Kelvin, Jason and Chase; great grandchildren, Preston, Nathan, Sierra, Kaylem, Sasha, Keaton, Paige and Evan; brothers, George (Kay) and Jacob as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Helen was predeceased by her parents, Peter and Marguerita (Enns) Bartsch; brothers, David and Peter; sisters, Tina and Margaret; sister in laws, Dorothy and Tina; sons, Richard and Glen; nephews, Ronald and Kelly and niece, Lorna.