Helen "Tela" Klinkevich, 91, of Oklahoma City passed away Thursday, February 21. She was born March 3, 1921 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by husbands M.R. Klinkevich and Ernest Berousek, daughter Pamela Kosted, two brothers and four sisters.
Surviving her are daughter Nancy Menz (Lloyd), son Richard Carlstrand (Anna), step daughters Melinda Rushing (Rick), Karen Berousek (Neil), sisters Mary Whitten and Joyce Dickey, three granddaughters, one grandson, four great- grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was homemaker and also volunteered at Deaconess Hospital for forty years. She was a charter member of Memorial Christian Church and had been a resident at St. Ann's Independent Living Center for the last three years.
Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Memorial Christian Church, 1915 N. Meridian, OKC or charity of choice.