2018-05-16 / Obituaries



Helene Green of Yale, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018 surrounded by family. She was born February 6, 1937, in Peck, daughter of the late Lula and Russell Welch. On July 30, 1955 she married Gerald “Jerry” Green in Yale where they were lifelong farmers.

She joins Jerry in Heaven to continue their 57 years together. She is survived by her children, Sally Green of Croswell, Gary Green of Brown City, Susie (Jim) Beesley of Cameron Park, California, Sandy (John) Hillman of Croswell; grandchildren, Samantha (Andrew) Villencourt of Gainsville, Florida; Zachary Green of Columbia, South Carolina; Jennifer (Chris) Miller, Hill AFB, Utah, Eric Beesley of Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, and Tylor Hillman of Croswell; great-grandsons, Christopher “C.J.” and Emmett Miller; brothers, Bernard (preceded in death) and Ila Welch, Jim and Judy Welch; Robert Welch (preceded in death) and several nieces and nephews.

Helene enjoyed life on the farm, time at their cabin or any place up north, reading, and most of all time with family and friends. She also enjoyed Tuesday dinners with friends and the chit chat of the McDonalds coffee crew at Yale.

A Celebration of Life to be held July 28 in honor of Helene.

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