Obituary Record

Michael O. Helget
Died on 11/27/1984

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Funeral services for Michael O. Helget, most recently of Arlington, were held Friday, Nov. 30, at the Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont, Rev. Richard Reiser officiated. Military graveside services were conducted by the Arlington American Legion and V.F.W. Posts at the Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

A veteran of World War II serving with the U.S. Army in the European Theatre, Mr. Helget, Mr. Helget and his family farmed at Springfield, Minnesota until moving to Nebraska in 1953, where he worked at the Mead Ordnance Plant. The family lived in Fremont for 15 years until moving to North Bend, where they lived until moving to Arlington this year, where he operated the Helget Metal Salvage Company. He died of cancer Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the V. A. Medical Center in Omaha at the age of 65.

Born Jan. 30, 1919 Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, Mr. Helget married Arlene Thiel March 4, 1946 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota. She survives with three sons, Jim Helget of Palm Harbor, Florida, Jerry Helget and Jeff Helget, both of Fremont; three daughters, Mrs. Gordon (Judy) Stork of Arlington, Mrs. Walter (Jan) Gall of Omaha and Mrs. Paul (Bev) Ringleman of Sidney, Nebraska.

Four sisters, Mrs. Carl (Laura) Schumacher of Sleepy Eye, Mrs. Clair (Della) Hill of Worthington, Minn., Mrs. Charles (Marie) Gannett of Clements, Minn. and Mrs. Ray (Rose) Mertz of Sleepy Eye and 13 grandchildren also survive.

Mr. Helget was preceded in death by his parents George and Catherine (Uble) Helget, four brothers, Emil, Alfred, Joe and George Helget, and three sisters, Emma Sturm, Hilda Harnick and Bertha Meinzer.

Pallbearers were Oswald Petersen, Leonard (Skip) Legler, Ray Ortmeier, Jim Cerny, Joe Kracl and Joe Petersen.

Memorials are suggested to the Veterans Administration Home in Scottsbluff, Nebr. or the Arlington Rescue Squad.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings and leaflets on file in the Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

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