Obituary – Helen Pae Stokes
A memorial service and celebration was held June 26 at her home for longtime South Lake Tahoe resident Helen Pae Stokes, who died June 20, 2004, at home. She was 91.
Helen was born Feb. 7, 1913, in New Zealand to John and Josephine Pae. She graduated from San Jose State College in 1936, where she met and married Roland B. Stokes. In 1958 they moved to South Lake Tahoe and built and operated the Lazy S Lodge on Emerald Bay Road.
Survivors include daughters, Sandra Jensen of Albuquerque, N.M., and Terry Fischer of Allyn, Wash.; son, Dennis Stokes of Shingle Springs, Calif.; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.