Helen P. Byington was born June 13,1920 to Roy and Mary (Lewis) Preston in the Town of Summit. She attended Potters Grade School and graduated from Mauston High School in 1939. Helen graduated from Stevens Point Teachers College in 1941. She taught school at Sand’s School, rural LaValle, and Pleasant Ridge School, rural Wonewoc. Helen Married Glen J. Byington May 24, 1944 in LaValle. They farmed until retirement in the Town of Summit. Helen and Glen spent 21 winters in Florida. She was active in the Wonewoc Band Mothers, enjoyed needlework, gardening, and picking raspberries. She was a member of the Wonewoc United Methodist Church. Funeral services for Helen will be conducted 1:00 P.M. November 07, 2013 at Wonewoc United Methodist Church, with Rev. Peace Kim officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Eden Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. to time of service at the church. Thompson Funeral Home 402 Center St. Wonewoc. is assisting the family with arrangements.