June 29, 1950 - January 29, 2016


Helen Lofgren, age 65, passed away peacefully Friday January 29th, 2016 surrounded by loved ones. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:00 pm, Saturday February 6th, 2016 at Annunciation Catholic Church in Mayhew Lake. Friends may call from 11 am until the time of service at the church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Helen was born June 29, 1950 in Gilman, MN to Lawrence and Lorraine (Jochum) Rajkowski. She married Charles Lofgren June 30, 1973 at Annunciation Mayhew Lake Church in Sauk Rapids, MN then moved to Otsego, MN for 22 years before Isanti and then Dalbo. Helen worked at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids for 25 years as a labor and delivery nurse. She enjoyed reading, baking, sewing, and cherished time spent with her large close-knit family. Sweet, kind and generous Helen was loved deeply by all who knew her. Among the grieving include her husband Charles Lofgren; children: Chad (Heather) Lofgren, Jamie (Rachel) Lofgren, Sara (Adam) Mahler, and Joel Lofgren; brothers and sisters: Larry Rajkowski, Rita (Gordon) Stellmach, Susan Villanueva, Jerry (Jean) Rajkowski, Gary (Deb) Rajkowski, Jean (Tim) Brenny, Allen (Donna) Rajkowski, Carol (Dave) Wiltgen, and Ann (Tom) Klein; Helen‘s 10 precious grandchildren who meant the world to her; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She will be welcomed into heaven with open arms by her parents, Lawrence and Lorraine (Jochum) Rajkowski; sister, Mary Rajkowski; niece, Mandy Lofgren; father and mother-in-law, Fred and Ellen Lofgren; and twin infant children, Jeremy and Jennifer Lofgren.