Services held for Helmer A. Anderson
Thu, 01/03/2019 - 9:32am admin
Helmer A. Anderson, 90, of Great Falls, Montana, passed away December 25, 2018. Services were held on December 28, 2018.
Helmer was born on December 15, 1928 in Shelby, Montana to Alfred and Annette Anderson. He married his wife of sixty-five years, Carol, on November 28, 1953. After his retirement at Industrial Towel, he continued to stay active by driving for Avis, Big Sky Bus Lines, and harvesting for Sheffels Farm.
He enjoyed long walks and bike rides on the Rivers Edge Trail. He cherished every family gathering as well as years spent touring Montana campsites in their Minnie Winnie. His hobbies were comprised of fishing, tinkering in his garage, and any activity that included his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; five children Dale (Jill) Anderson of Bozeman, MT, Renea (Steve) Green of Billings, MT, Linda (Ashby) Miller of Bozeman, MT, Nancy (Steve) Echelard of Boise, ID, and David (Taya) Anderson of Great Falls, MT; as well as eight grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren; sisters Alva McWilliams of California and Delores Widseth of Great Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Helmer was preceded in death by his parents; brother Harvey; sister-in-law Dee; brother-in-law Jim McWilliams; along with his father and mother in-law, Clarence and Hulda.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for the exemplary care given at Benefis Health System as well as Peace Hospice.