September 15, 1939 - May 1, 2019
Born in Hanford, California
Resided in Salinas, California
Bill was a sheet metal worker, by trade. After earning his contractor’s license, he designed and built the home that their family has lived in since 1975 and will continue to be a homestead for generations to come. After his retirement, he went to work for Whitehurst Muller Funeral Home and Struve and Laporte Funeral Home.
He served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
He was a member of Madonna del Sasso Church, Knights of Columbus 5140, Kawinas of Salinas, and Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 104.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hurley Vane Helm and Eula Gates Helm.
Bill is survived by his wife, Joan Marie Helm of Salinas, daughters, Denise Helm Blackman (Tom) of San Jose, CA., Jeannine Woerz (Glenn) of Park Ridge, IL., brother, Doyle Lee Helm of Lewistown, MT., 8 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren.
Rosary Service willl be held Friday, May 10, 2019 at 12:45p.m. followed by a Memorial Mass at 1:00 p.m. at Madonna del Sasso Church, 320 East Laurel Drive, Salinas, CA. 93906.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer’s Foundation.
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