Lorraine Edna Helt

13 May 1926–26 June 2006 (Age 80)
La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lorraine Edna

When Lorraine Edna Helt was born on 13 May 1926, in La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, her father, Edward John Helt, was 29 and her mother, Edna Kessler, was 19. She married Anthony Peter Cepello in January 1945, in La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 26 June 2006, at the age of 80, and was buried in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Peter Cepello
Lorraine Edna Helt
Marriage: January 1945
Michael Joseph Cepello

Spouse and Children

January 1945
La Porte, LaPorte, Indiana, United States


    Michael Joseph Cepello


Parents and Siblings


    Edna Kessler




World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: variant of Held 1.2 Danish: from a byname, Helt, meaning ‘hero’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lorraine Helt in household of Earmel Day, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Loraine Helt in household of Edward J Helt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lorraine Edna Helt in entry for Anthony Peter Cepello, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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