Helen M. Kriz, 96, of Snyder died Saturday, April, 14, 2012, at Good Samaritan in Scribner.
She was born Sept. 16, 1915, north of Dodge in Cuming County to Joseph Benes and Antonia Vach. She married Rudolph Kriz on Sept. 26, 1933, in West Point and the couple farmed northwest of Snyder until Rudolph died April 3, 1974. Moving off the farm later that year, Helen then worked as a waitress at Adies from 1974 until 2006.
She was a member of Dodge American Legion Auxiliary. She served as president, secretary and treasurer of the Over 60 Center and was a member of ZCBJ Lodge.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mavis (Rodney) Lass of Snyder; brother, Eddie (Darlene) Benes of Scribner; sisters, Adella Birchem of West Point, Lillian Musil of Leigh and Blanche Hake of Leigh; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1974, a son, a daughter and three brothers.
The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Stokely Funeral Home Chapel in West Point. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. today at the funeral home with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Burial will be in Bohemian National Cemetery at Dodge.