Marjorie “Marj” Mae Helt (final arrangements)

Marjorie “Marj” Mae Helt, 69, of Mt. Pleasant, died Monday, April 10, 2023 at Savannah Heights, Mt. Pleasant.  She was born December 22, 1953 in Burlington to George and Fern Oetken Helt.  She attended school at New London for one year and a special education program at Hillsboro, before later attending Hope Haven in Burlington.

She lived with her parents in New London until 1986 when she moved to Hope Haven where she also worked.  In 1994 she moved to Mt. Pleasant and worked at Hon Industries and later for Heatilator.  She was a resident of New London Specialty Care and the last four years at Savannah Heights.

She was a member of the New London United Methodist Church.  She traveled extensively to Europe, Canada and most of the fifty states.  She enjoyed swimming, games, puzzles and traveling.

Marj is survived by her brother Kenneth (Barbara) Helt of New London and niece Laura Helt of Chandler, Arizona.  Her parents preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, April 14, 2023 at Elliott Chapel, New London, with Rev. John Helt and Pastor Kathleen Moore officiating.  Burial will be held at Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 with the family greeting friends from 10:00 until the time of the service.

Memorials in her honor may be directed to Hope Haven, New London United Methodist Church, and EveryStep Hospice.  Online condolences may be left at