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Helena Zielonka, age 85 of Sterling Heights, died Saturday, March 11, 2017 at home in Sterling Heights, Michigan.. She was born June 4, 1931 in Jasliska, Poland, daughter of the late Marceli and the late Maria (nee: Kurdyla) Lorenc.

Helena was the beloved wife of the late Marian. Dearest mother of Stanley (Mary) Zielonka, Mary (the late Henry) Brodzinski, Anthony (the late Danuta) Zielonka, Marceli Zielonka, Margaret (Robert) Cooks, Mitchell Zielonka, and Laura (Dennis) Werthman. She was the loving grandmother of Tom (Gissele), Darren (Nicole), Gregory, Joseph (Diana), Regina (German), Wesley, Angela, Christopher (Lauren), Michelle (Krzysztof), Danielle, Jaclyn, Nicole, Zachary, Emily, Katie, Michael, Jason, and the late Kristen. She is also survived by her precious great-grandchildren, Sarah, Anna, Darek, Evan, Cayden, Bryson, Colton, Matthew, Lilliana, Olivia, and Cameron. Sister of the late Wladyslaw and the late Stanislaw Lorenc, and sister-in-law of Genowefa and Felicja Lorenc.

Visitation for Helen will be held Tuesday, March 14th from 3-9pm, with a 7:00 pm Rosary Service, at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 ½ Mile Rd) in Warren. She will lie in state on Wednesday from 9:00 am until time of the Funeral Mass at 9:30 am at St. Rene Goupil Catholic Church in Sterling Heights.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are welcomed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (

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