HIGHLAND, IN - Helen Jakubielski, 96, of Highland, IN, formerly of Glenwood, IL and Whiting, IN, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017. She is survived by her brother, Adolph (Eleanor) Biel; nephews: John (Kathy) Biel, James (Lisa) Biel, and Joseph (Lillie) Biel; nieces: Patrice (Tim) Pollock and Susan (Fred) Valerino; several grand nieces and grand nephews; and her sister-in-law: Jacqueline (late Edward) Biel. Preceded in death by her parents, John and Antonina Jakubielski, and her brothers, Rev. John Jakubielski and Edward Biel.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. from the ANTHONY & DZIADOWICZ FUNERAL HOME, 9445 Calumet Ave. (at 45th St.), Munster, IN, for 11:00 a.m. Mass at St. James the Less Church in Highland, IN. Entombment to follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum in Calumet City, IL. Visitation Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Helen was a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School Class of 1939 and graduated from the South Shore Hospital in Chicago with a degree in Nursing with advanced studies at N.Y. Polyclinic in New York. She was a longtime registered nurse and a Navy Veteran of WWII. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice or church.