Rose R. Helzer

Rose R. (Rudio) Helzer

Rose R. (Rudio) Helzer passed away Nov. 11, 2020 at The Springs at Grand Park in Billings. She was born May 10, 1922 on the family farm west of Billings where she grew up. Rose graduated from Billings Senior High in 1940.

On Sept. 16, 1941 Rose married George Helzer in Red Lodge, MT. They farmed in the Bridger area for a number of years before purchasing a farm near Belfry, where they spent 24 years, retiring in 1974 and moving to Billings.

Rose was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bridger, St. John's Lutheran in Belfry and Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Billings.

Rose enjoyed numerous hobbies during her lifetime: cooking, baking, sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, drawing, gardening (vegetables and flowers), crossword puzzles and playing Pinochle, Cribbage and Gin Rummy.

Rose cherished her memories of working at the Lake Hotel in Yellowstone Park in 1939 and loved talking about her time there.

Rose was preceded in death by her father, mother, four sisters, two brothers, husband George and son Dennis. Survivors include her brother Charles (Bob) Rudio; children Georgia Hembree, Billings; Randy (Monica) Helzer, Laurel; grandson, Tex Seaton ; great grandsons, Josh and Jacob Seaton, all of Missoula, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Rose will be greatly missed by all!


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Published by Billings Gazette on Nov. 20, 2020.
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Georgia, Randy and Monica, We are sorry to hear of Rose's passing. You are in our prayers.
Steve and Chris Carrington
November 22, 2020
Sorry about your loss. We loved Aunt Rose. Thinking about you guys.
Jerome and Pam Kaiser
November 21, 2020
Randy and Monica, Bev and I are sorry for your loss. Praying things are well with you both.
Harry and Bev Rukstad
November 21, 2020
Georgia, Randy & Monica, extending my deepest sympathies in the loss of your Mom. I always enjoyed seeing and visiting with your Mom and all of your family. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time, and I pray the Lord's comfort and presence in this time of your grief. Love and blessings.. Max
Max
November 20, 2020
Randy & Monica, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are sending condolences and saying prayers.
Kean & Deb Christensen
November 20, 2020
The Helzer family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Lynn & Cecil Taylor
November 20, 2020