Elsie S. Helderman, 86, of
Caldwell, died Wednesday, September 7, 1994, at the Nampa
hospital of natural causes. Funeral services will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 10, 1994, at the Dakan
Funeral Chapel, Parma. Interment will follow at the Parma
Mrs. Helderrran was born November 10, 1907, at Ogden,
Utah, to Peter and Charlotte Kilstrom Ernstrom. She graduated
from Ogden High School in 1925. She worked as a sales clerk
in Ogden and the Idaho Department Store for several years.
She married Jay Helderman, October 27, 1949, at Ogden, Utah.
Together they lived in the Wilder and Parma area for many
years. She was a lifetime member of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Even though Mr. and Mrs. Helderman had no children of
their own, they were devoted parents to many foster children
over the years. Elsie was always helping others in need. She
was a kind and loving lady, and will be missed by all who knew
and loved her.
Survivors include two foster children, Maria and Sherrie;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay J. Helderman,
February 2, 1994, as well as her parents, four brothers and
Her family suggests that memorials be made to a favorite
Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel in Caldwell
from 6 to 8 p.m. today.