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Dale Lee Helmlinger

June 29, 1934 — December 18, 2023

Vandalia, Ohio

Dale Lee Helmlinger

Age 89, of Vandalia, passed away Monday, December 18, 2023, at The Hospice of Dayton. Dale was born June 29, 1934 in Anna, Ohio to the late Harley R. & Agnes A. (Fogt) Helmlinger. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Naomi J. (Herring) Helmlinger.

Dale was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, retired from USPS with over 30 years of service and he was a U. S. Army veteran having served in Germany.

Dale is survived by two children, Heidi L. Robbins (Jimmy) and Thad E. Helmlinger (Diana); five grandchildren, Evan C. Terrell (Taylor), Zachary E. Helmlinger (Alexandra), Austin L. Helmlinger, Amber J. Prater (Eli) & Clara R. Follin; three siblings, William Helmlinger, Carolyn Metz and Barbara Krugh; and by his extended family & many good friends.

The family will be receiving friends from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Thursday, December 28, at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 5040 Rye Drive, Dayton, Ohio 45424. Memorial services will follow at 6:00 p.m. at the church. Interment will be at Shelby Memory Gardens in Sidney, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, contributions should be made in memory of Dale to Gideon International, St. Timothy Lutheran Church or Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sidney, Ohio.

Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home & Cremation Services entrusted with arrangements.

Donations:

St. Timothy Lutheran Church
5040 Rye Drive, Dayton OH 45424

Redeemer Lutheran Church
300 West Mason Road, Sidney OH 45365

Gideons International
PO BOX 97251, Washington DC DC 20090-7251

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Thursday, December 28, 2023

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5040 Rye Drive, Dayton, OH 45424

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Thursday, December 28, 2023

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St. Timothy Lutheran Church

5040 Rye Drive, Dayton, OH 45424

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