Marlene Helgerson, 77, of Prairie du Chien lost her courageous battle against cancer on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. There will be a Celebration of Life service for Marlene on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Garrity Funeral Home Chapel in Prairie du Chien with Pastor Joe Irving officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Prairie du Chien Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon. The Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien is assisting the family with arrangements.