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Helen Ann Brock (nee Jackson), age 81 of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2021.
Helen is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Robert; sons, Joseph (Charise) and John (Shelly); grandchildren, Haley (Brian) Traynor, Jordyn, Megan, Alexis, Jackson, Jenna, and Kaylee; great-grandchildren, Taytum and Brayntton Traynor; and many other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Esther (nee Olson) Jackson; brother, Tom Jackson; and sister-in-law, Helen Jackson.
Helen was born and raised in Grand Marais, MN where she met her lifetime sweetheart. Helen and Bob graduated from Cook County High School together, in 1957. After the two were married, in 1962, they moved to the Twin Cities. Helen worked at Honeywell and Sperry UNIVAC for 25 years before retiring in 1993. Helen loved spending time on East Bearskin Lake in northern MN. She also enjoyed reading and being with her beloved family.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
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