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Linda Helland

October 6, 1944 — June 27, 2021


Linda Carol Helland, 76, of Eldora, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at the Eldora Specialty Care in Eldora. A memorial Gathering will be held on July 10, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Abels Funeral and Cremation Service, Creps Chapel in Eldora, Iowa. Inurnment will be private. Memorials may be directed to the family.

Linda was born on October 6, 1944 in her family’s home in Goodell, IA. She was the daughter of Ada and Weston Hughes. On July 11, 1964 Linda was married and was blessed with 3 boys. Later on, Linda met Gene Helland and they were united in marriage and made their home in Fonda, IA. Linda loved old country music and dancing and was an avid collector of owls. Linda also enjoyed playing cards with her friends and family.

Linda is survived by her sons Tim (Krista) Cooper of Conrad, IA and Scott (Laurie) Cooper of Bradford, IA; grandchildren Jordan (Harley) Nigh of Essex, IA, Blake Cooper of Conrad, IA, Drew Cooper of Steamboat Rock, IA and Garrett Cooper of Steamboat Rock, IA; great-grandson Jaxson; sister Rebecca (Steve) Frerichs of Steamboat Rock, IA; brother Paul (Judy) Hughes of Meza, AZ; sisters-in-law Margaret Hughes of Marion, IA, Suzette Hughes of Trusdale, IA and Jan Hughes of Clear Lake, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gene; infant son; brothers Lee, Gary, Lyle, Darwin, and Keith; and sisters Barbara, Virginia, and Lola Mae.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Gathering

Saturday, July 10, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Abels Funeral & Cremation Service-Creps Chapel

905 Edgington Ave, Eldora, IA 50627

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