Helen Mae Gewerth, 92, of Morton passed away peacefully Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Sunwood Good Samaritan Care Center in Redwood Falls while surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, February 7 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan. Interment was in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. Helen was born April 19, 1925 on the family farm near Belview to George and Cora (Adsit) Kohls. She graduated from Belview High School in 1944. On April 29, 1947, Helen was united in marriage to Joseph Gewerth at St. John’s Catholic Church in Morton. Together the couple farmed Southeast of Morton for 49 years. They also enjoyed travelling around the world. Helen also began working at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan in the 1970s. She retired in December 1985. In 2006, Helen moved to Morgan and later to Redwood Falls. Helen was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church where she was a member of the CCW, served as secretary and sang in the church choir. She held the position of secretary of the VFW, and was a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary in Morgan and Redwood Falls. Helen served as an adult leader of the Golden Gopher 4H club, and was also a member of the neighborhood Chatter Club. She was also the mascot for the local Cootie Club. In her earlier years, Helen enjoyed canning. She enjoyed baking and taught her family how to bake. She was famous for her handmade rolls. Helen loved being outdoors, spending time by the creek and feeding the birds. In her spare time, she liked to crochet, embroider and cross stitch. Helen is survived by her children: Joseph, Jr. (Maria) Gewerth of Virginia Beach, Va., Jean (Gene) Hillesheim of Morton, Steve (Cindy) Gewerth of Springfield, David Gewerth (special friend Donna) of Morton, George (Nancy) Gewerth of Hutchinson, Robert (Susan) Gewerth of Morgan, Theresa (Mark) Nelsen of Sunburg, Richard (Cheryl) Gewerth of Morton and Scott Gewerth of Willmar; 28 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Evelyn Gewerth of Morton; cousins Florence and Inez Kohls both of Belview and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Joseph, grandsons Shawn Gewerth and Emmanuel Gewerth, brother Donald, sister Marjori Byram, sisters-in-law: Claudine Kohls, Betty Elg, Mary Lou Bailey, Leona Gewerth; and brothers-in-law: Pete Byram, Alvin Gewerth, Donald Gewerth and Ken Elg.