Helen Lipka

Nov 08, 1928 - Oct 17, 2020

Helen Lipka

November 08, 1928 - October 17, 2020


Helen Lipka, age 91, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020. Helen, daughter of Stephen and Helen (Vojtek) Bahleda, was born November 8, 1928, in Cleveland, Ohio. On January 14, 1950, she married Joseph Lipka who preceded her in death on August 14, 2013. They were married for 63 years.

In 1973, Helen and Joseph moved their family across the country from Seven Hills, Ohio to Scottsdale, Arizona. They later spent many years in Fountain Hills, Arizona. They were long time members of the Catholic Church of the Ascension in Fountain Hills, Arizona.

Survivors include two daughters, Michelle Carlton of Phoenix, Arizona, Deborah Tollerton and husband, Jim of Laclede, Missouri; three grandchildren, Michael Robert Carlton II of Phoenix, Arizona, Victoria Carlton Rolfe and husband Brandon of Peoria, Arizona, William James Tollerton and wife Whitney of Nevada, Missouri; one great-grandchild, Joseph Augustus Rolfe and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents and seven siblings, Mary DonVito, John R. Bahleda, Joseph E. Bahleda, Steven Bahleda, Margaret Bahleda Pastor, Michael J. Bahleda and James P. Bahleda also preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary and Cemetery, 6500 E. Bell Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85254

A Mass will be held Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 16245 N. 60th St, Scottsdale, Arizona 85254.

Burial will be at Holy Redeemer Cemetery, 23015 Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85024 around 11:30 a.m.


Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hansen Desert Hills Chapel

6500 E Bell Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Wed, Oct 28, 2020 at 10:00 am
St. Bernadette Catholic Church

16245 N. 60th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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