Obituary Report

Helen M. Mott, age 87, of Kingsford, went to be with her Savior on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Freemanís Nursing and Rehabilitation Community. She was born on July 1, 1930 in Borup, Minnesota, the daughter of the late Helmer and Minnie (Dahl) Eastvold.

Helen was a Registered Nurse. She worked as an Obstetrics Nurse at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital and as the school nurse for Iron Mountain Public Schools.

She married Donald Mott on August 16, 1952 in Minnesota. The couple celebrated 65 years of marriage this year.

Helen was a member of the First Covenant Church, where she taught Sunday School and sang in the church choir. For over fifty years she sang with the Singing Strings. She was a member of the Covenant Women; and enjoyed knitting and gardening.

She is survived by her husband Donald; seven children Donald (Nancy) Mott of Aurora, Cynthia (Bruce) Strutz of Merriman, JoAnn (Gary) Boucher of Spring Hill Louisiana, Diane (Gerald) Anderson of Ellsworth, Wisconsin, Linda (Tom) Winer of Ada, Michigan, Jon (Donna) Mott of Stevens Point, and Jeffrey (Sheila) Mott of Madison, South Dakota; two sisters Mildred Trochmann of Ulen, Minnesota and Harriet (Bill) Lewis of Des Moines, Iowa; one son-in-law Todd Anderson of Minnesota, 24 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, her cat Daisy and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one daughter Debbie Anderson and three brothers John, Harold, and Clifford Eastvold.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon at First Covenant Church. Funeral services will follow at Noon at the church. Rev. Peter Erickson will officiate.

Burial will be in the Quinnesec Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established.

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements. 

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