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Louis Helzer Jr.

November 22, 1926 — December 24, 2019

Hastings resident Louis Helzer Jr., 93, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Rosary is 10 a.m. and Funeral Rite is 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 30, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Hastings with Father Jeremy Hazuka officiating. Burial with military rites by Hastings Military Honor Guard is at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Visitation is one hour prior to service at the church. Memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.

Louis was born on November 22, 1926, in Lincoln, NE to Louis Lew & Leah (Koch) Helzer. He served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Air Force from February 15, 1945 to December 13, 1946. Louis married Florence Hilger on June 8, 1948; she preceded him in death on May 24, 2001. He worked at Ford Aircraft Tool Manufacturing Company in Hastings. Louis also worked for Kerr Plastics and retired from Sidles Automotive.

Louis was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Florence Helzer.

SURVIVORS:
Sons & Spouse:
Thomas & Cynthia Helzer – Sioux City, IA
Wade Helzer – Hastings, NE
Daughter & Spouse:
Sheryl & Donald “Bud” Heiss – Gilbert, AZ
Grandchildren:
David Helzer
Marc & Susan Johnson
Eric & Lily Johnson
Ashley Helzer
Great-Grandchildren:
5

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, December 30, 2019

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Rosary

Monday, December 30, 2019

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 30, 2019

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

721 Creighton Ave, Hastings, NE 68901

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