Helen Margaret Bogaard 1920-2017
Helen Margaret Bogaard
Helen Bogaard of Hopkins, Minn., died on Feb. 27, 2017, at The Glenn of Hopkins. Helen was 96 years old. She was born Helen Ingersoll, in Abbotsford, on Aug. 21, 1920, the daughter of Donald and Anna (Waldhart) Ingersoll. She was educated in Abbotsford public schools and graduated from Stevens Point State College. Helen married Robert Bogaard on Dec. 23, 1942, in Muskogee, Okla. She was a teacher in area country schools and then taught second and third grade at Abbotsford public school for 32 years. She was very dedicated to helping children. Helen and Robert spent their retirement years at Sackett Lake near Medford and in Sun City Center, Fla.
Helen is survived by her sons, William (Janice) of Redington Shores, Fla. and Tom (Susan) of Excelsior, Minn.; grandchildren, Jeff (Cindy) Bogaard, Burnsville, Minn., Julie (Joe) Dietlin of Edina, Minn., Kurt (Erica) Bogaard of New Hope, Minn., Jon (Courtney) Bogaard of Albany, N.Y.; great-grandchildren, Alexandra Case, Emily Bogaard, Jack, Tyler and Lucy Dietlin and Olive and Milo Bogaard.
Helen was preceded in death by Robert in 2009.
A memorial service will be held in Abbotsford at a later date and internment will be at the Abbotsford public cemetery.