Dennis Ray "Denny" HELGESON

Dennis "Denny" Ray HELGESON

Dennis was born in Seattle on Dec. 24, 1942, and passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2013 after a long battle with lung cancer. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1961 and received a BS in ceramic engineering from the U of W in 1971. While putting himself thru school he worked at Boeing and joined the Naval Air Reserve (65-70). In 1972 he went to work for Norton Corrosion, becoming Vice President of Operation. Dennis Served as Chairman of the Puget Sound Section of National Association of Corrosion Engineers in 1980. Dennis along with Kenneth Williams opened their own company, Corrosion Control Specialists, in 1987. He was preceded in death by his parents Rudolf and Evelyn Helgeson and granddaughter, Kate Cassidy. Survived by his wife of 46 years, Janice (Hillerman) Helgeson, Daughter, Heide (Mark) Cassidy, Grandson, Liam Cassidy, Granddaughters, Abigail, Elizabeth and Emma Cassidy, Brother, Robert (Florence) Helgeson, Sisters, Diane (Jerry) Ullery and Gayanne (Kurt) Kuhn and a very large and loving extended family. Memorial service is Feb. 1, at Kent Lutheran Church at 11:00 am. Remembrances may be made to , and Kent Lutheran Church Memorial Committee. ign Dennis' on-line Guest Book:

Published in The Seattle Times from Jan. 29 to Jan. 30, 2013