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 Helmer Julius Spilde

Helmer Julius Spilde

Birth
Canoe, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Death 11 Jul 1972 (aged 80)
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Burial Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 86866540 · View Source
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Helmer J. Spilde Funeral Services Held Friday

Funeral services for Helmer J. Spilde, 80, of 307 Day street in Decorah were held Friday morning, July 14, at First Lutheran Church. Mr. Spilde, who was a retired construction worker and a lifelong resident of the county and Decorah, died July 11 at the Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse. He had been ill for several weeks.

Pastor Paul H. Christenson conducted final rites at the church and the Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers were Iver Spilde, Harold Spilde, Floyd Seegmiller, Myron Riste, Harley Fagerlie, and Leon Williams. Mrs. Paul H. Christenson was organist and accompanied the congregation as they sang hymns. Mrs. Carsten Erickson and Mrs. Telford Seegmiller were in charge of the floral memorials.

Funeral arrangements were by Steine Funeral Home.

Mr. Spilde was born March 3, 1892 in Canoe Township where he attended rural schools. He was married to the former Alma Williams in Decorah March 6, 1918. He is survived by his wife; a daughter Mrs. Harold (Norma) Smith of Medelia, Minn.; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Henry Spilde, Decorah, and a sister, Mrs. Nellie Rassmussen, Grand Rapids, Minn. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Mr. Spilde served in World War I and was a member of First Lutheran Church



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  • Created by: Bradley Tweed
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86866540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helmer Julius Spilde (3 Mar 1892–11 Jul 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86866540, citing Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Bradley Tweed (contributor 47738232) .