Aug 14, 2013 4:11 PM by KXLF
Helen Marie (Robinson) Ouellette was born to Raymond and Marie (Couch) Robinson in Harlowtown, Montana on April 19, 1931.
In 1944 the family moved to Butte where she spent the rest of her life. She graduated from Sherman School and started to work for Hansen Packing Company where she worked until it closed. At that time she worked in several Café's in Butte where she met and married Albert (Lindy) Ouellette. They were married in 1948 and were blessed with three sons who survive, James, Joseph and Jack.
Helen loved to cook and to make delicious pies and cakes most of the time before her family was ever awake.
She enjoyed a number of years working as a demonstrator for many stores in Butte. She also loved to play bingo and cards with her many friends. She also loved to go to Las Vegas with her sisters, most of the time winning and laughing at them because they lost.
Helena and Lindy were married for more than 50 years when Lindy preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents and in-laws. Also her sister Hazel (Bugni) Crane, sister Thelma, and brother Eugene. Her brother-in-laws; Clarence, Harry, Orville, Eugene and Fred and her sister-in-law Hazel Stromseth, sister-in-law Gail Fish preceded her in death 2 weeks previously, nephew Keith Roberts and a great grand-daughter Gracie Taylor.
She is survived by her three sons and their families: James and Debbie and their children Austin and Morgan Ouellette, Mollie (Darin) Brondstetter, Joe and Debbie and their children Brandi Ouellette, Taylor, Tiana Ouellette, Lee, Heather Folland and grand kids, Jack and Lisa and children Kriss and Dan Sullivan and their children, Gannon and Teague, Jamie and Steve Ouellette, Justin, Shaun (Melissa), Bradley, Christina McIntee and numerous great grandchildren. Her sisters and brothers-in-laws: Ray and Ruth Boylan and Betty and Don Roberts and sister-in-law Delores Ouellette.
Also surviving are a niece and nephew Paulette (who she referred to as her angel) and John Coles. Nephews George and Tom Stanich, Tony Roberts and niece Kellie and Tony Kunz. Jeannie and Dave Wright, Patsy and Mike Cartin and their families. Terri and Joe Battles, Brenda Smith and Butch and Rick Trainor. Leona Knight and Fred and Carol Stromseth, Melvin and Joan. There are also numerous nieces and nephews.
At her request cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends after 12:00 noon Thursday in the Duggan Dolan Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 in the mortuary chapel with entombment of ashes to follow in Mountain View Cemetery.