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Information for Chester E. Helmick

3 September, 1912 - 22 August, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Chester Helmick

    Services for Chester Helmick, 74, of Boise, and formerly of Caldwell, who died Saturday, Aug. 22, at a Boise hospital, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    The Rev. Allen Nelson of the Caldwell Free Methodist Church will officiate, under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mr. Helmick was born Sept. 3, 1912, at Montrose, Colo., to Chester and Florence Helmick.  He was reared and educated at Montrose.
    He married Pearl Taylor June 12, 1933, at Montrose.  He farmed there for many years.
    In 1951, they moved to the Caldwell area, where he continued farming.  He worked for Feller Trucking for several years before retiring in 1984.
    Mrs. Helmick died in 1983.  He moved to Boise in 1985.
    He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
    He is survived by two daughters, Betty Perkins of Kent, Wash., and Peggy Compher of Columbus, Ohio; a brother, Warren Helmick of Montrose; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
    Memorials may be made to the Idaho Heart Association, in care of Charlotte Weed, 1904 Blaine St., Caldwell 83605.

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