Helen M. Byrnes, 88, of South Beloit, IL, passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Fair Oaks Health Care Center.
She was born August 13, 1931 in Seven Mile Creek, WI, the daughter of Arthur and Ruth (Kelly) Walsh. Helen was a graduate of Mauston High School.
Helen was employed by Bergner's as the operations manager in Beloit, Janesville, and Rockford, Stores for 30 years, retiring in 1996. She was a member of the local Business Women's organization, Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, and many other civic organizations.
Survivors include her children, Dawn Byrnes of Beloit, WI, Julie (Mark) McCarville of DeForest, WI, Kelli (Dennis) Ezdon of Beloit, WI, and Randall Byrnes of Mauston, WI; eight grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; sister, Patricia Fitzgerald of South Beloit, IL; brothers, Dean Walsh of Lyndon Station, WI and Larry (Elaine) Walsh of Mauston, WI; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, sister, Monica; brothers, Bernard, Gerald and Pat; sisters-in-law, Jenny Walsh and Bev Walsh; brothers-in-law, Patrick Fitzgerald and John Wafle.
The family would like to thank the staff at Fair Oaks Health Care Center for the compassionate care that was given to Helen.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Helen will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, 2222 Shopiere Road, Beloit, WI, with Fr. Michael Resop officiating. Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI, assisted the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in her name to Fair Oaks Health Care Center.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com.