Helen Japs, age 96, passed away December 7, 2017. Preceded in death by her husband, Theodore; two brothers, Harold and Ruben Biegert. She is survived by daughter, Carol (Richard) Morrison; son, David (Mary Ann Perpich) Japs; sister, Ruth (Peter) Logas; four grandchildren, Lisa Morrison Kiefat, Ingrid Japs Cohen, Aaron Japs and Ryan Japs; two great-grandchildren, Charlie and Calvin Nielsen. Helen was a resident of Mound for 67 years. She spent her last years of life in Haven Homes. Services will be held Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11:00am with a visitation one-hour prior, at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 5218 Bartlett Blvd, Mound. Memorials are preferred to Mt. Olive Church or Haven Homes.