Helma Hedwig Haessler (Stotz)

1922 - 2018


Helma Hedwig Haessler (Stotz), 96 yrs, of Ida, MI, died Friday September 21, 2018, in Wellsprings Lutheran Services, Monroe, MI, under the care of ProMedica Hospice. She will lie-in-state on Thursday, September 27, 2018, from 9 AM until the services at 11 AM in East Ida Immanuel Lutheran Church, Monroe, MI. Pastor Curtis Garland will officiate. Burial will be in East Ida Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Ida, MI.


Born September 5, 1922, in Ida, MI. Helma was the daughter of Fred and Hattie (Blohm) Stotz. She was a 1940 Ida High School Graduate. She married Lincoln Haessler by Rev. Gehner in Monroe, MI, on October 23, 1953. Lincoln died January 21, 2006. She was employed by Reisig Cleaners of Monroe as a clerk for 50 years. She was a lifetime member of East Ida Immanuel Lutheran Church, being baptized there by Rev. Rohn and being confirmed by Rev. Haessler in 1936. She served with the Ladies Aid Quilting Group for many years. She loved to quilt and sew.


Survivors include: a niece, Linda Stotz; nephews, Daniel (Gari Lynn) and Douglas (Denise); many grand nieces and nephews along with great -grand and great-great-grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Wilmont (Betty) and Edmund, a sister Mildred and a nephew Don.


Memorial contributions can be made to: East Ida Immanuel Lutheran Church or ProMedica Hospice.