Helen Joann Calumet, age 87, of Apache Junction, Arizona, died July 18, 2013 at the Hospice of the Valley, Arbor Rose Palliative Care Unit in Mesa, Arizona. She was born in Creston, Iowa on June 23, 1926 and moved to Webster City, Iowa with her parents, Arthur and Nora Williams. She received her B.A. and Masters Degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a focus in Opera. She was a professor in music at the College of St. Theresa in Winona, Minnesota. She later taught music in the elementary community schools in Webster City, Iowa.