Helen Reberg Pett
It is with a heavy heart we announce the passing of our sweet mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Helen Pett. Helen passed away on June 12, 2022. She lived her life with humor, grit and determination and was able to stay in her own home until the last eight weeks of her life, thanks to the loving care of her daughters, her family and her caring neighbors and friends who helped make the last years living in her own home possible. Thank you, also, to Dr. Steven Wynn for providing exceptional care and friendship for so many years. We will be forever grateful to all of you.
Mother was born in Ogden, Utah and moved with her family to Butte, Montana for several years. She returned to Ogden as she started 2nd grade. She was among the 2nd graduating class at Ogden High School. She attended Weber College studying in the secretarial two-year program and was handpicked as the top student for a business position with Boyle’s Furniture. She was also a bookkeeper for Jedwin’s Knitting Mills. She ended her 20-year career at Weber State University working for Craig Oberg in the Microbiology Department. Craig remained a dear friend for life.
Helen married Harold Pett on December 18, 1942. He passed away on October 9, 2003. From their marriage they had three daughters, Jone Douglass deceased (Richard), Jill Moore (Kim), and Jana Hamilton (Eric). She is also survived by her three beloved grandchildren, Scott Douglass (Lisa), Jodie Voorhees (Jason) and Jeff Moore (Katchie) and her seven precious great-grandchildren, Ryan, Jonah, Lauryn, Lucas, Emily, Amanda and Emerley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold “Hap”; her loving daughter, Jone; her parents, Frederick Albert and Nettie Lois Reberg and her siblings, Fred, Virginia and Rick.
The family would Like to thank everyone at Avamere Assisted Living and Inspiration Hospice for their tender care of our amazing mother.
Friends may visit with family on Monday, June 20, 2022 from 11 to 1 p.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. A short graveside service will be held on Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Lindquist’s Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch, 1718 Combe Rd., Ogden, Utah.