Helen Pierson Hoverstad, 85, of Manlius, N.Y., died Feb. 9.

Helen was born in St. Anthony Park. She attended Guttersen Elementary School and Murray High School, graduating in 1945. Helen excelled in music, English and athletics. She took classes at the University of Minnesota. Helen belonged to St. Anthony Park United Methodist Church. She married Herbert Hoverstad in 1949 and they had three sons. They lived in St. Paul, Robbinsdale and Edina. She remained a devoted fan of the Twins and Vikings even after the family’s move to New York in 1972. Helen was predeceased by her husband Herbert in 2012 and her son Kevin in 2005. She is survived by two sons, Kent (Ann) and Keith (Lainie); three grandchildren; and many family members in the Twin Cities area. A memorial service was held at Newell-Fay Manlius Chapel in Manlius, N.Y.

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