Age 86, passed away on March 24, 2018, at Rose Arbor with family at her side. She was born in Wyoming Twp., the daughter of the late Paul and Katherine (Korf) Ellen. Louanne was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an example of strength, courage and independence. She loved nature and never missed an opportunity to be outdoors. She could often be found taking her daily walk which would lead her on many adventures. During the summer she enjoyed taking her family to Lake Michigan and special trips to Beaver Island. Louanne was an avid sports fan. She was a loyal supporter of WMU Athletics and the Detroit Tigers. She had a strong faith and was a member of Grace Harbor Church. Above all she loved her family and friends. Her gentleness, love and compassion will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in passing by her late husband, Charles Helgesen and many siblings. Louanne leaves to cherish her memory four sons, Scott Morey, Monte (Susan) Morey, Ross (Cindy) Morey, Kent (Connie) Morey; five step-children, Sally (Bart Gulley) Helgesen, Rebecca Helgesen, Martha (David) Martin, Chuck (Toni) Helgesen, Cece (Michele) Santanastasio; many grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and friends. In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and she will be laid to rest privately at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice Residence, c/o the funeral home. Family and friends may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.