Helen Sobolik, 98, of Cresco, formerly of Ridgeway, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the Cresco Care Center in Cresco. Funeral services are Saturday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. at the Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial is at Bohemian National Cemetery in rural Protivin.

Helen was born on June 13, 1916, in Winneshiek County to Frank and Mary (Vopava) Sobolik. During the majority of her life she worked in the dietary department at the local hospital. Helen was a very private person and mainly kept to herself but enjoyed spending her time crocheting and reading. She lived in Ridgeway most of her life, until moving into assisted living on her 94th birthday. She continued to live there for four years. Then she moved into the Cresco Care Center for a very short time.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her parents; one brother, Edward; and one sister, Wilma Skretta.