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Helen AnnMarie Mallinger, age 92, of Clinton, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at her home. A private graveside service was held at St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery. The Pape Funeral Home assisted the family.

Helen was born in Lyons on September 13, 1925, the daughter of Paul and Elfrieda (Kunde) Zaehringer. She married Ray Malllinger on September 21, 1945 in Fort Jackson, SC. Ray passed away in 1988. Helen had worked at Lyons Drug Store and for Ma Bell. She was a member of the former St. Irenaeus Church where she served as church secetary under Fr. Philip Ryan. Helen had helped take care of children for a number of years for Lyons and Clinton churches.

Helen is survived by three children; Daniel Mallinger of Camanche, James Mallinger of Clinton and AnnMarie Mallinger of Clinton. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, her husband and a son, Michael. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Clinton Fire Department in honor of Helens brother, William (Bill) Zaehringer, fire fighter. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Published on November 14, 2017
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