March 31, 1947 - August 29, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Helen M. (Bartkowitz) Slattery, age 67, of Sartell passed away Friday at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Rev. Timothy Baltes will officiate and burial will be in Acacia Cemetery, Clearwater. Visitation will be 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 2nd at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud and one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Parish prayers will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Helen was born March 31, 1947 in Swan River Township to the late Peter and Martha (Wozniak) Bartkowitz. She married James Slattery on July 26, 1969 at St. Stanislaus Church in Sobieski, MN. Helen was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Church in Sartell. She worked for A & A Janitorial, Herberger’s District and most recently from Service Master at Walter Kluwer until her retirement. Helen enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, dancing, tending to and spending time in her flower gardens, traveling and playing Bingo. She loved spending time with her family especially, her beloved grandchildren.

Helen is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, James “Jim”of Sartell; children, Brian of Seattle, WA, Douglas of Sartell, Waylon (Jennifer) of Holdingford, Melanie of Sartell; siblings, Frances Lashinski of Little Falls, Betty (David) Burton of NC, Agnes Golombiecki of Little Falls, Tony (Maxine) Bartkowitz of Sobieski; grandchildren, Michaela and Dalton Ostendorf, Jayce, Haley and Lucy Slattery. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, John.