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Subject: HELM, Raymond August Henry
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 00:28:14 -0700

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HELM, Raymond August Henry
b. 25 JUN 1921 near Syracuse, NE
d. 9 MAR 2001 at Cheyenne Wells, CO

WWII - enlisted US Army on 6 AUG 1942, served until 18 OCT 1945
169th Infantry 43rd Division
Asiatic-Pacific Theatre: Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Philipine Islands,
and Japan
PURPLE HEART MEDAL - wounds received in action, Philipines
Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon with 3 bronze battle stars and a bronz arrowhead
Combat Infantry Badge,
Philipine Liberation Ribbon with 1 bronze star
Silver Star for heroic conduct
Good Conduct Ribbon

Masonic Lodge 1949-2001

Civic services include: Praire View Health Resources Board; Cheyenne County
Republican Party; Cheyenne Wells School Board; Cheyenne Wells City Council;
mayor of Cheyenne Wells,

Parents: Bertha and Henry HELM
Spouse: Helen Jean m. 6 JUN 1948

Moved to Cheyenne Wells after marriage

Preceded in death by:
parents; 2 brothers, Lyle and Ervin HELM; a sister, Lorena HELM;

Survived by:
wife, Helen Jean; 3 children, Rayetta PALMER, Marilyn WARD, and Earl HELM;
5 grandchildren; a foster granddaughter; 3 sisters, Leola HILL, Rosalie

Services: 13 MAR 2001, Christian Church, Cheyenne Wells, CO
Officiating: Pastor Wes THOMPSON
Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Cheyenne Wells, CO
Graveside Masonic services conducted by Cheyenne Wells Lodge #132, followed
by graveside military honors by the Tribune VFW Post #7521 and the William
A. Kimmel Post #9700.
Arrangements: Brown Funeral Home

Source: The Range Ledger, Vol. 102 No. 12, Thursday, MARCH 22, 2001, Pg.4

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