Helen Jean Eckstrom, age 93, Alexandria, formerly of Mpls, died on June 5, 2022. Helen graduated from Minnehaha Academy in 1946, and Asbury College in 1950. She met her husband-to-be on board the M/S Gripsholm in 1948, while traveling with her parents to Sweden. A devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother, Helen’s greatest joy was her family.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Edward LeRoy; son, Peter; grandchildren, Rachel (Blake) Meyer, Gillian (Nicholas) Venzon, and Nicholas; and three great grandchildren.
Preceded by parents, Harry and Grace Thurston; and son, Eric.