Roger C. Helm (1936 - 2014)


Roger C. Helm, 78, of Vandalia, formerly of Brownstown, died at 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Vandalia Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Vandalia.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Gieseking-Claggett Funeral Home in Brownstown, with Bruce Sasse officiating. Burial will be in Griffith Cemetery in rural Brownstown. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: Helm DUI Services or donor's choice. Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Helm was born on Wednesday, July 1, 1936, in Otego Township, rural Brownstown, the son of Clarence S. and Florence C. Helm. He married Betty J. Grisham Hoxsey on Oct. 23, 1971; she died on march 21, 2002.
Survivors include his son, Kevin E. Helm of Brownstown; and daughters, Brenda and her husband Lyndell Duff of Brownstown, Vicky Hefley of Malabar, Fla., March Koch of Brownstown, and Rhonda and her husband Keith Steiner of Mulberry Grove.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Sept. 19 to Oct. 1, 2014