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Paul W. Helmker


Paul W. Helmker, 89, of Lansing, Michigan, passed away May 23, 2014.  He was born March 5, 1925 in Lansing, Michigan to the late Ransom and Myrtle (Yunker) Helmker.  Paul retired from Motor Wheel after over 40 years of service.  He was also a member of the South Church of the Nazarene.  In his leisure time, Paul took great pride in maintaining his cars and his yard.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Howard Helmker.  Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife of 62 years, June Helmker; sister, Esther Dolman of Potterville, MI; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service officiated by Rev. Dr. Harold DeMott will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48912.  The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to the service at the Lansing Chapel.  Interment will follow the service in Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Michigan.  

The family is being served by Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Lansing Chapel.  Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at

Published in Lansing State Journal on May 25, 2014
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