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Lyle H. Helmen

Lyle H. Helmen

August 9, 1928 - April 6, 2017

Lyle H. Helmen, 88, of Duluth, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017 in St. Luke's Hospice with his family by his side.

Lyle and his Twin brother, Lloyd were born Aug. 9, 1928 on the family farm in Milaca, Minn.

He graduated from Milaca High School and belonged to the Army National Guard and the Tank Division, stationed at Fort Rucker. He retired from Farmers Insurance.

Lyle loved to golf, go hunting and fishing and loved to volunteer. He belonged to various clubs and organizations.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Rowland; second wife, Marlene Dalchow; son, Curt; step-son, Jeff; parents; and seven siblings.

Lyle is survived by his wife, Corrine; sons, Dean Helmen and Gregory (Eris) Helmen; step-daughters, Susan (Randy) Miller, Beth Peterson; step son, John Peterson; grandchildren, John, Laura, Arthur, Neal, Adria, Jonathan, Graham, and Jennifer; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Bud Helmen; sister, Lois Packard; many nieces and nephews; and other extended family and friends.

VISITATION: 12 noon until the 1 p.m. Memorial Service, Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Faith Lutheran Church (Gloria Dei), 1814 N 51st Ave E, Duluth.