Agnes Helena Wikander


Agnes Helena Wikander, 70, of Milford, CT., died Saturday in Lord Chamberlain Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Stratford, CT

Born in Stockholm, Sweden, of the late Agnes Nilsson and former husband, Alf  Svanstrom. She was a world traveler having reached all 7 continents and crossed all 5 oceans. She was verse in 4 languages, loved to read and completed the NYT crossword puzzle daily. Her love of culture was an integral part of her life, which she shared happily. Helena left everyone she met enchanted by her attitude and spirit.

Surviving are two sons, Jonas Wikander and his wife Allison, of Milford and Peter Wikander and his wife Sundance, of Norwalk; three grandchildren, Callan, Ainsley and Samantha, and her former husband Lars Wikander.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 31st at 6:30 PM in Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.

Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the funeral home.

Contributions in her memory may be made to, St. Jude Children’s  Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854.

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