A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Almond United Methodist Church in Almond, with the Rev. David Leistra officiating. His body was donated to the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine.
Visitation will be at the church from 3 p.m. Thursday until the service.
Donations may be made to a memorial fund to be established in his name.
Hardell-Holly Funeral Home of Almond assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Helmrick was born Sept. 24, 1919, in Almond, a son of the late Edward and Hazel (Detlor) Helmrick. He grew up in Almond and later moved to Madison and then Chicago, Ill.
He served in the U.S. Army, was deployed to Europe during World War II and was honorably discharged.
He was married to Dorothy Wilson. She preceded him in death.
He was married to Dorothy Wallner in Plainfield. They later divorced.
They owned and operated the Gambles Store in Almond for many years.
He later married Erna Gardner of Medicine Hat, Ala.
Survivors include four sons, Kenneth (Linda), Plainfield, Keith (Jan), Plover, Kurt (Jodi), River Falls, and Kevin (Georgia), San Antonio, Texas; one brother, Lyle (Elaine) Helmrick; two sisters, Violet Worden and Donna King; and eight grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Karen Helmrick; two brothers, Leland and Wilton; and three sisters, Meta, Bernice and Irene.