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Elizabeth (Tyson) HelgesonOctober 23, 1942 ~ July 26, 2016 (age 73)
Elizabeth (Tyson) Helgeson, age 73 of Alvin, passed away on July 26, 2016 in the comfort of her home. She was born on October 23, 1942 in Alvin to parents, James Earl and Nan (Callaway) Tyson. Elizabeth was a lifetime resident of Alvin. She received her Masters degree in education and became a teacher for the Alvin Independent School District. She also taught math classes at ACC. Elizabeth married the love of her life, William Helgeson, on December 21, 1962 in Lockhart, Texas.
She enjoyed scrapbooking, gardening, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Elizabeth especially enjoyed teaching; even after she retired, she taught homebound students.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, James and Nan Tyson; brother, Chris Tyson; sister, Nona Slider; and grandson Conner.
She is survived by her husband, William Helgeson of Alvin; son, Jon Eric Helgeson and wife Leslie of Liverpool; daughter, Jennifer Reed and husband Tony of Alvin; brother, James Richard “Dick” Tyson; sisters: Leslie Moffett and husband Jerry, and June Carlisle; sister in law Murni Tyson; grandchildren: Sean Helgeson, Aaron Nail, Collin Helgeson, Llogan Helgeson, Caleb Yarbrough, Hunter Reed, Noah Reed, and Allie Reed; nieces and nephews: Lee, Christie, Matthew, Becky, John Earl, Sarah, Mark, Kim, Steve, Gail and Mitch; and numerous other family members and friends.