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Mary Victoria Taylor Helms

Peacefully with her family and friends present, it is with deep sadness to announce the passing of Mary Victoria Taylor Helms on Friday, March 24th 2017, at Redeemer Health & Rehab under the care of Twin Cities Hospice in Minneapolis, MN.

Mary Taylor Helms aged 87 years old, beloved wife of the late Forest Helms, mother of Irene Harmon and Kerry Banks, grandmother of Michelle Ashafa, Arielle Banks and Landon Banks, and great-grandmother of Isaiah Ashafa. Will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

We have loved her in life, let us not forget her after death.

A memorial to celebrate the life of Mary Victoria Taylor Helms will be on Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 11am at St. Nicholas Episcopal Church. Details below:

Memorial Service Location

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

7227 Penn Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55423

Date: April 8th, 2017 

Time: 11:00 am

Area Hotels

Courtyard by Marriott Bloomington by Mall of America
7800 Bloomington Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55425

Comfort Inn Airport
1321 E. 78th St., Bloomington, MN, 55425, US

Four Points by Sheraton Mall of America Minneapolis Airport
7745 Lyndale Avenue South
Richfield, Minnesota 55423

*Several other lower priced hotels are also available in the Minneapolis/St.Paul Airport/Mall of America area.


Irene Harmon 612-799-1458

Kerry Banks 612-437-8985

Columbia White 770-868-7901