Helen Raabe died April 11. She was 97.

Mrs. Raabe was born May 5, 1916, in Creswell to G.L. and Florence Holbrook. She grew up in Klamath Falls and Lakeview. After completing her schooling at Klamath Union High, she moved to San Francisco. She married Joe Raabe in 1936 and they lived in California, Washington and Oregon. In 1980, she and Joe settled in Tigard.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1998. She is survived by two sons, Joe Jr. and Jerry; six grandsons; and 13 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held.