Helen L. Josifek, 94 of Shellsburg, died Sunday May 12, 2019 in Rock Ridge Care Center in Shellsburg. Private family service will be held at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Scott Josifek will officiate. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her children, Wayne (Nancy) Josifek of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Doug (Lori) Josifek of Chico, California, Charles (Linda) Josifek of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Scott (Joy) Josifek of Commerce City, Colorado, Susan (Ken) Kleinmeyer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and DeVonne (Rick) Bowman of Solon, Iowa, 23 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. Also surviving are nieces, a nephew and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Charles josifek, brothers, Gearld Rolfe, Merwin Rolfe a sister, Marge Erickson and her grandson.
Helen was born November 8, 1924 in Lamont, Iowa, the daughter of Reuben and Ella (Binning) Rolfe. She married Charles D. Josifek on October 13, 1946 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Helen was a homemaker and a founding member of Cedar Hills Community Church.
The family would like to thank Rock Ridge and the wonderful staff and nurses, Jodie, Kelly, Tosha, Sarah, and Hospice Compassus for the love and care for Helen.
Memorials may be directed to the family.