Helen J. Schraden May 9, 1944 - April 1, 2024

Helen J. Schraden, 79, of Allentown, passed away Monday, April 1, 2024, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. She was the wife of Wesley H. Schraden, Jr. They celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary in September 2023. Born in Allentown, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Elizabeth “Betty” (Schaeffer) Ziegenfus. Helen loved to crochet. She loved Disney and has been on 21 Disney Cruises. Helen also loved spending time with her family, visiting Wildwood and loved animals.

Survivors: Husband, Wesley; Sons: Scott W. and his wife April of Allentown, Kevin L. and his wife Minna of Blakeslee, Todd M. and his wife Ana of Missouri City, TX, Jody D. and his wife Robyn of Olathe, KS; Grandchildren: 7; Great-grandsons: 2; Sisters: Donna Seng and her husband Bernard, Lois Young and her husband Lester. Helen was predeceased by a sister Irene Mellay.

Services: 10:30 am Monday, Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., 274 N. Krocks Rd., Allentown. Call 9:30 – 10:30 am Monday in the funeral home. www.stephensfuneral.com

In lieu of flowers donations in Helen’s memory may be made to Lehigh Valley Humane Society, 640 Dixon St., Allentown 18103.


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