A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday February 21, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Watertown with Father Jorge Miramontes officiating. Burial will be at the Rock Lake Cemetery in Lake Mills. Relatives and friends may call the church on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Memorials, if desired may be directed to St. Bernard’s Catholic Church or the American Heart Association. The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.
Helen Katherine Hake was born on December 3, 1920 in Minneapolis, MN the daughter of Lewis and Mathilda (Miller) Hake. On February 1, 1930 she married John Gomoll in Waukegan, IL. Helen was a good and loving mother, always concerned for her brood. Helen loved her Lord and Savior and prayed daily, especially for others. She loved cooking and especially liked baking bread. She enjoyed ceramics and watching birds.
Helen is survived by two daughters; Evelyn Topel of Milford and Audrey Murray of Watertown, nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and one step great grandchild, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Helen is the last member of her immediate family being preceded in death by her parents, her husband John on Friday April 2, 2004, her son-in-law Wayne Murray and two brothers, Richard Hake and Harold Hake.