Judy Mae Helmbrecht of Mora died on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 at the St. Clare Living Community in Mora. She was 76 years old.
She was born on March 2, 1944 in Kroschel to parents James and Blanche (Cutler) Caza. She attended Bean Brook, Hiawatha and Hinckley High School through the ninth grade.
On Feb. 3, 1962, she was united in marriage to George Helmbrecht and to this union three children were born: Cathy, Teresa and Cory.
Through the years she was a caregiver, ran a day care, and did factory and retail work. She enjoyed birthday club, making cards, scrapbooking, crocheting, needlework, sewing, fishing and woodworking. She was always ready to help family and friends. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George; brothers, Donald and James; and half-brother, Eugene.
She is survived by her children, Cathy (Willie) Jones of Mora, Teresa (Gene) Banks of Mora, and Cory (Branda) of Westville, Indiana; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren; brother, Phil (Pat) Caza of Brook Park; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home with Rev. Dean Oelfke officiating. Burial was at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.
Arrangements were by Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home of Mora, MN. Condolences may be posted to www.aifuneral home.com.