Helena passed away peacefully in Kelowna surrounded by family on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 after a full 93 years of life. She spent the majority of her life in Abbotsford with her husband of 60 years, Henry Martens, and remained active with their friends and congregation until moving to Kelowna in 2014. Her husband, four children; Cindy, Brenda, Perry and Murray, along with her numerous grandchildren, are forever grateful for how she worked hard to keep her family together through both good and challenging times. Her journals and stories will be remembered by everyone whose lives she touched. A casual Memorial Tea will be held at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Condolences may be sent to Cindy Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC 250-762-2299.