Helen Demchuck, loving mother of former long-time Steamboat local, Laura Demchuck, passed away in her home in Riverdale, Ill. March 21, 2001, after an extended illness.
Helen first visited Steamboat Springs in the early 1970s and she and her late husband Joe became regular visitors.
Helen loved Steamboat, especially the Fourth of July festivities.
She was a fun-loving woman, open to all life offered.
She considered many of the friends she made in the Yampa Valley as part of her extended family and she shared many happy times with them, both in Steamboat and at her home in Illinois.
She is survived by her daughter;a son, Steven Demchuck of Riverdale; a niece, Nancy Shalks of Milner; two nephews, Patrick Shalks of Milner and Jimmy Shalks of Oak Creek.
Funeral services were held March 26, 2001. The Demchuck family may be contacted at 14414 S. Wabash, Riverdale, IL 60827.