Helen J. (Benish) Noethe, age 96 of Prairie du Chien, formerly of Patch Grove, WI, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at Prairie Maison Care Center in Prairie du Chien. She was born October 16, 1923 in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Louis and Jessie (Wachuta) Benish. She graduated from Prairie du Chien High School and received her nurse’s training at the Prairie du Chien Sanitarium. She married Lavern Noethe in 1943, who later preceded her in death in 1995.