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David Galen Helm

David Galen Helm was born April 6, 1937 in Rock Island, IL, son of Ora and Lauretta Helm. After graduating high school, David joined the Marines. David was in the Marines for a short time before joining the navy. After 20 years in the Navy, David retired in 1979. He also retired from John Deere around the same time after 20 years. David enjoyed taking care of his guns and going to the shooting range, reading, playing cards, and western movies.

David Helm died on November 28, 2019 at Mercy One in Cedar Falls at age 82. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Donald Helm, and first wife Barbara Helm. David is survived by his wife, Patricia Helm; children, Aaron Helm, Holly Helm, Susan Dahlberg, Sara Helm; 3 step children, 2 step grandchildren,6 step great grandchildren, and two sisters Yvonne Mercer and Mary Jacqulin Brandt.

Memorials may be directed to the National Rifle Association.


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