CEDAR FALLS — Helen J. Wilcox, 96, of Cedar Falls, formerly of Waterloo, died Sunday, Nov. 19, at Sartori Memorial Hospital of natural causes.
She was born Nov. 11, 1921, in Mason City, daughter of William and Della Eppert Ziebell. She married Dale O. Wilcox on Oct. 1, 1939, in Waterloo; he died June 6, 2015.
She was a graduate of Waterloo East High School.
Survived by: two daughters, Kris (Barry) Beekman of Sioux City and Jo Marcussen of Waverly; five grandsons, Britt Marcussen, Cam (Trish) Marcussen, Randy (Tatum) Marcussen, Brock (Laura) Beekmann, Blake (Jessica) Beekmann; and 10 great-grandchildren, Kami, Jonah, Braydon, Landree and Blythe Marcussen, Andrea Slawson, Braxton , Brinkley, Harper and Jayson Beekman.
Preceded in death by: her parents; two sisters, Lois Patterson and Margaret Watkins; and a son-in-law, Bob Marcussen.
Family-directed memorial services: will be held in the spring. Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.
Helen and her husband Dale lived on Sans Souci for 40 years. She enjoyed the outdoors, quilting and playing bridge. They also enjoyed traveling and spent the last 20 years wintering at their home in Apache Junction, Ariz. She cherished the time spent with her grandchildren.