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William Martin Helin

Male 1908 - 2005  (96 years)


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  • Name William Martin Helin 
    Born 2 Aug 1908  Brimson, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Helin, Martin Wilhelm
      Date of Birth: 08/02/1908
      Mother Maiden Name: Ek
      certid# 1908-23413
      County of Birth: St. Louis
    Gender Male 
    Census 18 Apr 1910  Ault Twp., St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1910 US Federal 
    • in the Lydia Helin household. Enumerated were LYDIA head female white 38 married once 4yrs mother of 2/2 living Finland-Finland-Finland immigrated 1905 housekeeper; TOIVO son male white 3 single MN-Finland-Finland; WILLIAM son male white 1 8/12 single MN-Finland-Finland; AXEL HELIN nephew male white 10 single Finland-Finland-Finland immigrated 1908
    Census 20 Feb 1920  Fairbanks, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1920 US Federal 
    • in the David Ahonen household. Enumerated were DAVID head male white 42 married immigrated 1902 naturalized 1910 Finland-Finland-Finland farmer; LYDIA wife female white 35 married immigrated 1902 naturalized 1910 Finland-Finland-Finland; TOIVO son male white 13 single MN-Finland-Finland; WILLIAM son male white 12 sinlge MN-Finland-Finlnad; ONNI son male white 4 single MN-Finland-Finlnad; ELLI daughter female white 7/12 sinlge MN-Finland-Finland; DAVID VOKUNTER hired man male white 40 single immigrated 1909 alien Finland-Finland-Finland Farm laborer
    Died 24 Jun 2005  Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • WILLIAM (BILL) MARTIN HELIN July 11, 2005 Memo: REGION

      William (Bill) Martin Helin, 96, of Grand Rapids passed away peacefully on June 24, 2005 at Evergreen Terrace.

      Bill was born Aug. 2, 1908 to Gustof and Bertta (Ek/Ahonen) Helin. He lived in Brimson before attending Central High School and business college in Duluth. Bill served in the National Guard at Fort Ripley and worked with Minnesota Power and Light and then Dairyland Electric until he retired in 1973. He was an avid bridge and cribbage player, gardener and health food enthusiast, enjoyed golf, hunting, and fishing, and read many a good mystery. Bill was preceded in death by his first wife Margaret, his second wife Ina, and his two brothers Toivo and Onni.

      He is survived by his sister Elli, his four children, Joyce Helin, Kathleen (Fisk) Lussier, Sandra Helin and William Helin, his special friend Julia Randall, as well as many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

      A CELEBRATION OF HIS LIFE: 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16, in the Community Presbyterian Church, Grand Rapids, Minn. Arrangements are with Libbey Funeral Home, Grand Rapids, MN. 218-326-4000.
    Person ID I266  Brendas Branches
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 

    Father Gustaf Victor Helin,   b. 27 Dec 1880, , Halikko, Turku-Pori, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1922, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Bertta Lydia Ek,   b. 23 May 1881, , Pernio, Turku-Pori, Finland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1968, Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1906  Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Duluth News Tribune ~ 14 Feb 1906
      Marriage Licenses
      Permits to wed were yesterday issued by the clerk of court to the following: Gust V. Helin, Bertha Lydia Ek
    Death of One Spouse Oct 1908  , St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ina Maki,   b. 15 Jan 1914, Virginia, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 2001, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Aft 1948 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. Sandra Ellen Helin
     2. William Henry Helin
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2002 
    Family ID F118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Margerite Darling Chester,   b. 23 Mar 1916, Eveleth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Duluth, St. Louis, Minnesota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1943 
    Death of One Spouse 1948 
    Children 
    +1. Joyce Elizabeth Helin
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2001 
    Family ID F119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart