Steven Hilding Helgemo

GLADSTONE – Steven Hilding Helgemo, 58, resident of the Pine Haven Adult Foster Care Home in Gladstone, passed away on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba following a lengthy illness.

Steven was born June 25, 1955, in Escanaba, the son of Gilbert and Elsie (Skoglund) Helgemo. He was raised in Gladstone and graduated from the Gladstone High School in 1974. Steven worked for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad and as a part-time carpenter. He was Lutheran by faith and loved spending time with family and friends, hunting, fishing and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

Steven is survived by his son, Daniel Helgemo of Bakersfield, Calif.; his daughter, Kristen Helgemo of Illinois; brother, Dennis (Mary) Helgemo of Gladstone; sister, Sandy Helgemo of Escanaba; half brother, Dale DeGrave of Bark River; aunt, Barb Helgemo of Escanaba; and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 17, from 3 to 5 pm. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Peggy Rose officiating. Steven will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells.

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