Helen Pulst, 76, of Cando, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Trinity Hospital in Minot.
Helen Klug was born May 24, 1936, at Northwood, to Ernest and Goldie (Baker) Klug. She was raised and educated at Niagra. Helen went on to Valley City State for three years, earning a degree in nursing. She began her nursing career at Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake.
Helen was united in marriage to Elmer William Pulst on Oct. 11, 1959, at Devils Lake. They made their home and farmed near Garske. Helen was active on the farm and continued nursing until her children were born. Helen worked as a cook at the Starkweather School, as a janitor at a day care center in Devils Lake and worked for the Domestic Violence Center in Devils Lake. Helen began her career with American Family Insurance in Devils Lake and eventually transferred to the Cando American Family Agency. Ernest passed away in July 1987.
Helen is survived by: her children, Donna (Kenny) Gubrud, of Minot, and Devin (Lisa) Pulst, of Windsor, Colo.; grandchildren, Christopher Pulst and Nicholas Pulst,; stepgrandchildren, Josh Gubrud and Jessica Gubrud; four great-grandchildren; siblings, Beverly Parrott, of Colorado; Harold (Donna) Klug, of Iowa; Fred (Cathy) Klug, of Minnesota; and numerous neices and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and an infant son, Greg.
Services: Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at 2 p.m., at the Cando Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rick Craig officiating.
Interment: Devils Lake Cemetery
(Dunnigan-Dix Funeral Home, Cando)