Lawrence Helmers, age 88 of Sibley, IA passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley. Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jeanne; sons, Timothy (Judy Top of Sibley, IA) Helmers of Ashton, IA, Todd (Linda) Helmers of Spirit Lake, IA and Thomas (Carrie) Helmers of Parker, CO; son-in-law, Kirk Manske of Coralville, IA; seven stepchildren, Diana (Matt) Stewart of Oelwein, IA, Jan (Steve) Reeves of Bondurant, IA, Sheila (Ben) Christians of Sibley, IA, Steve Frick of Linn Grove, IA, Nancy (Brent) Dreessen of Sibley, IA, Jim (Tammy) Frick of Milford, IA and Dave (Keri Jo) Frick of Boyden, IA; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; twenty-two step-grandchildren and thirty step-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and other extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hio and Anna Helmers; his first wife, Sheryl Helmers, daughter, Laurilyn Helmers; four brothers, Raymond, Irvin, Albert and Marlin; two sisters, Phoebe and Esther.