Helen L. Wenzel, age 84, of Waupaca, WI passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2011 at Appleton Medical Center. Helen was born in the Town of Helvetia, Waupaca County on July 4, 1926, the daughter of the late Fred and Gohla (Borg) Krause. Helen’s 1st marriage was to William C. Buhler and then her second marriage was to Elmer (Al) Wenzel. She is a member of First Lutheran Church in Ogdensburg and was active in church activities. She loved to play cards, dance and listen to live music. Helen is survived by her daughter: Susan (DuWayne)Nickel Waupaca, WI; her step daughters: Lynn (Kim) Debenack; Darlene (Jack) Fulcer; Bonnie (Scott) Ballering; her grandchildren: Jason (Jessica) Nickel, Waupaca, WI; Denny (Sandy) Buhler, Waupaca, WI; Bartley (Stacy) Buhler, Waupaca, WI; great -grand children: Judson & Jannisa Nickel & Sadie & Bradley Buhler; her brothers: Francis (Bud) Krause, South Milwaukee, WI and Obert Krause, Menomonee Falls, WI. Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Elmer (Al) Wenzel, 2 sons Dennis & Charles Buhler, a great grandson Seth Buhler, her brother Milton Krause, 2 sisters Carol Iverson & Lillian Goodwin and her sister in laws Bernice Krause, Helen Krause and Irene Krause. Funeral Service will be on Thursday, June 23 at 11 AM at First Lutheran Church in Ogdensburg, WI with Tim Lofgren, officiating. Burial will follow in Park Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday morning from 10 AM until the time of services at the church. Holly Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.