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Helen Stark

Updated: Jan 9, 2022

Helen Stark’s case information is the oldest Wisconsin missing persons case listed on, which is a national centralized repository and resource center for missing persons and unidentified decedent records.

She was last seen on January 12th, 1946. Although no information is given as to why Helen’s exact age is not known, it is believed that she was between 23 and 26 years of age at the time of her disappearance. She would now be 97 years old.

At the time of her disappearance, her height was between 69 and 72 inches tall and her weight was between 170 and 180 pounds.

Helen’s case was added to the database in September of 2013. Circumstance Information

Helen Stark (maiden name Borkowski) went missing a short time after 1-12-1946.

She had been married to a man named William P. Stark and had two small children.

Facts are sketchy at this time, but apparently, she was having marital difficulties at the time, and never returned to pick up her children from a baby-sitter. The date that she was last seen is sketchy, but at this time it is believed she went missing

sometime after 1-12-1946 in the Bay View to South Milwaukee area of Milwaukee.

No one in the family ever heard from her again. Family reports that she would have never abandoned her children. Her home residence was in South Milwaukee, WI.

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