Helen D Tracey
June 23, 1926 – June 9, 2021
Helen Wilensky Tracey beloved wife of the late Irwin Tracey and the late Jerry Lane, loving mother of Robert (Leigh) Lane, Nanci (Eddie) Utay, stepmother of Marcia (Rich) Wasserstrom, Merrill Tracey, grandmother of Ethan (Kathern) Lane, adored step -grandmother of Justin Utay, Josh (Jessica) Frank, Rachel (Scott) Lanman, and many cousins, nieces and nephews whom she was very close with and loved very much, passed away 06/09/2021.
Born 06/23/1926 to Sarah and Samuel Wilensky in Dallas, Texas. Raised in Brady, Texas, then moved in 1934 back to Dallas. Preceded in death by brothers Sol, Bill, Leon Wilensky and Eddie Wills. Attended SMU, worked in journalism at KXIL radio station, Lane, Gorman, Trubitt CPA firm, Moran Hoffman Realtors and The Tracey Company. Full of energy; involved in Temple sisterhood, president of the Rambouillet Club, volunteer at Medical City, enjoyed the fine arts and formed many dear and wonderful friendships. Helen will be remembered as a smart, giving, generous, beautiful person, always dressed to perfection and a class act all the way.
Many thanks to the incredible caretakers; Joy Mmbifwa’s staff, Needmore Kanyumbu, Sharon Migun, Sheila Kelly, Nancy Njoroge and Shannon Rule.
There will be a graveside service at 10:00 am, Sunday, 06/13/21, at Sparkman Hillcrest. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Temple Emanu-El, 8500 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, or to any charitable organization of your choice.