S: Helen Andrews
FC: Helen Andrews
4: Life is about going the distance to prosper your dreams
5: Helen's ancestors came from Canada to the United States. When they came to The U.S they lived in Port Huron and on July 21st, 1918 Helen was born. | From Across The Pond..
6: Helen came back to the United States when she was four years old. They then lived in a calm neighborhood in an eight bedroom home.
7: Favorite Childhood Memory | When Helen was young, her and her siblings lived by the Blue Water Bridge that connects the U.S to Canada. Underneath that is the St. Clair River. Every time Helen's dad or mom weren't busy,their favorite thing to do was have their parents lay on the beach while the kids played and swam in the river.
8: Peter Pelteir was born in Canada. While Helen was growing up her father had the profession of moving people. Although his profession had no influence on Helen, her profession choice at the time was a builder or something that would provide her with a high amount of money to support herself. Her strongest memory about her father was how he was always a hard worker. She also loved how when her father wasn't busy at work he always tried taking time off work to bring them to Palmer Park to go swimming in the Black river. Helen also believes that her smile and her eyes that change from green to blue most resemble her dad.
10: Eunice Anna Benedict was born in March on the outskirts of Canada. When Helen was growing up her mother was a Nurse. Her mother's work did influence Helen when she was younger but as she got older her mind changed. Helen's strongest memory of her mother was how she had developed cancer and she passed away from it at the age of sixty-six years old. In Helen's eyes she is most like her mother because they both had blonde hair, and also how her mom taught her how to crochet. | Love Mom
12: Bundle of Joys | All of Helen's siblings got along and only teased one another like family does.
13: Helen's Siblings -Eunice -Polleen -Marie -Helen -William Francis -Reva
14: When Helen was young she was always the one causing trouble but never getting into trouble. So she picked up the nicknames trouble and trouble maker. She enjoyed most sports- her favorites were soft ball, jacks, marbles, and she skipped rope. | Growing
15: When she was growing up with her five other siblings they had a wide range of animals starting with their six dogs (One for each child), one horse,five canaries, three cats, two rabbits, three goats, four pigs, and four dairy cows. While growing up Helen made multiple friends from Filmore school. The responsibilities she had as a child were to scrub the floors and clean the house all the way through, then on certain days she raked and shoveled. At the age of seven Helen got her first job delivering papers. She got ten cents which she gave to her mom because back then they were a little tight on money. Her favorite birthday present was a quarter (Which was a lot back then). Her favorite kind of music was hillbilly music, and the popular dances were the Waltz and Square Dance. Their favorite hairstyles were short and curly. | Up
18: Happy Holidays
19: Helen and her family always celebrated the holidays. Helen made a big dinner for her family. When it was Christmas and birthdays they got cards and presents, they also got cards for Valentines Day.
20: Our Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
21: As a young adult, Helen made it to the ninth grade. Then she started working at a car factory and one day when she was walking home her sister introduced her to her husband. When she was seventeen years old they got married on July 31st, 1938. Then they moved into their first house in Port Huron township. Later on, she had two children named Butch and Alice.
23: My name is Heather Darrow. I am 18 years old and I go to Pine River High School. This is my senior year. I made this book so people can get to know Helen like I did. She is a very sweet, caring and a loving person. I am glad that I got the opportunity to meet her.