October 5, 1927 – May 29, 2019
Helen F. Peschke of Houston,Texas passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at the age of 91. She was born on October 5, 1927 to Albert Bertsch and Viriginia (Maidie) Kaves in Galveston, Texas where she grew up and graduated from Ball High School. At the age of 18 she went to work for American National Insurance in Galveston. She loved to go out dancing, go to movies and listen to big band music. Her best friend set her up with a blind date where she met Charles Peschke of Paige,Texas. They fell in love and were married in November 1953. Charles and Helen moved to Houston and started a family. She had two children - Brian (now deceased) and Patricia. After the children were older, Helen went to nursing school and went to work in several hospitals in the area for many years. When she retired she traveled around the country and overseas to Peru. Helen loved traveling to historical landmarks, being outdoors and RV camping.
She is preceded in death by her ex-husband, Charles Henry Peschke, and her son, Brian Charles Peschke.
Helen is survived by her daughter, Patricia Martinez, son-in-law Al Martinez of Pearland Texas and granddaughter Lauren Martinez of Houston, Texas.
Services are on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City. The viewing starts at 11:00am - service at noon.
She will be laid to rest at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock TX.