Helen Jane Lee Bosanko was born March 8, 1919 in Yakima, Washington. She died peacefully November 28, 2011 in Seattle. Helen grew up on a farm in Yakima, graduated from Yakima High School, attended Yakima Junior College and earned a degree in history at Central Washington College of Education in 1940. Her first teaching job was with the Cowlitz School District. She later moved to Seattle where she met her husband, Howard Bosanko, who passed away in 2003. Her sister, Margaret Gray, also preceded her in death. Helen taught school for 34 years until her retirement in 1975. She had a warm smile and loved to dance. Helen is survived by many Bosanko nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Monday, December 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ignatius Chapel, Seattle University, 901 12th Ave. 98122. A private burial will follow at Acacia Memorial Park.