Obituary of Helmut Klassen
On October 27, 2022, Helmut Klassen of Stettler, Alberta passed away peacefully at the age of 75 years.
Helmut was born on July 19, 1947 in Nuremberg, Germany. He along with his parents Abe & Katie, and his sister Marge immigrated to Canada in 1952 where they settled in Clearbrook, BC.
Helmut was a welder working mostly for lumber mills in the Lower Mainland. He was forced to retire at the age of 50 after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s. After his retirement, he decided to relocate to Alberta to be closer to his children.
Helmut is survived by his family, loving wife Gloria; sister Marge Frantz (Mike); ever doting daughter Kristina; son Darryl (Telly); grandchildren: Krysta, Mandi, Lynsey, Montana, Ryker, Aliyah, Levi, Zoe, Talon, Adam, Matthew, Ethan, Pierce and Keona, as well as great-grandchildren: Ashton, Aiden, Hunter, Callie and Liam; daughter April; other relatives and many dear friends.
The Family would like to thank Points West Living Stettler for taking such good care of Helmut with a special thanks to Ella & Alley Cat.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the Stettler Funeral Home, 4707-70th Street., Stettler, Alberta. Reception to follow.
Donations in memory of Helmut are gratefully accepted to the Parkinson Association of Alberta - (11209-86 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T5B 3H7) or (6835 Railway Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2H 2V6)
Stettler Funeral Home & Crematorium
Parkview Funeral Chapels & Crematorium
5117 50 Street
Veteran, Consort and areas
5018 Royal Street
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