Minerva <I>Ruhd</I> Helmberger

Minerva Ruhd Helmberger

Birth
Brandt, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Death 18 May 1980 (aged 58)
Clear Lake, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 24053755 · View Source
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Minerva Helmberger
Mrs. Minerva Helmberger, age 58, passed away on May 18, 1980 at a Clear Lake hospital. Mrs Helberger was born December 18, 1921 at Brandt, SD.; a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ruhd. She grew up at Brandt. She married Harold Helmberger on May 7, 1944 at Hattiesburg, Mississippi. After WWII they moved to Gary and she has lived there until her recent illness and death. She worked as a cook at the Gary School.
She was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Gary and of the Auxiliary of the American Legion.
Mrs. Helmberger is survived by two sons, Eugene of Spearfish, SD and Douglas of Gary; three daughters, Mrs. LeRoy (Carla) Thovson of Gary, Mrs. Dennis (Karen) Holmlund of DeSmet, SD,; and Mrs. Mark (Sharon) Kloos of Gary; two brothers Leland Ruhd of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Darrell Ruhd of Brandt, SD.; five sisters, Mrs. Harriet Zischke of Clear Lake, SD; Mrs. Marvin (Bernice) Nelson of Selix, Iowa; Mrs. Charles (Gladys) Hofman of Brandt, SD; Mrs. Larry (Ellen) Storry of Sioux City, Iowa, and Mrs. Fred (Bonnie) Stangland. Also surviving are eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and one grandson.
Funeral services were held on May 21, 1980 at 2 PM from the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Gary with the Rev. Edgar Gieschen officiating.
Submitted by Ray Wiese


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  • Created by: Roger Baer
  • Added: 19 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24053755
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Minerva Ruhd Helmberger (18 Dec 1921–18 May 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24053755, citing Grandview Cemetery, Gary, Deuel County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Roger Baer (contributor 46848553) .