HELLMAN, Joseph R.

Birth - Tuesday, August 24, 1926
Death - Monday, December 02, 1996
Age - 70
Source - Bismarck Tribune, 12/04/1996

GLEN ULLIN -- Joseph R. Hellman, 70, Glen Ullin, died Dec. 2, 1996, in Glen Ullin. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. MST Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Glen Ullin, with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today at the church, where a wake service and rosary will be held at 7 tonight.

Joseph was born Aug. 24, 1926, in the St. Joe area. He was raised on the family farm and educated in a country school. He worked for farmers in the area until his marriage. On Jan. 11, 1949, he married Rose Marie Emter at Glen Ullin. He worked for farmers and at the creamery for a short time. Joe was a carpenter the rest of his working days, building many homes in the Glen Ullin area. Rose Marie died June 23, 1989.

His hobbies included woodworking and studying family history and genealogy. Joe loved his grandchildren and they held a very special place in his heart.

He was a member of Glen Ullin Lions, Knights of Columbus and Germans From Russia.

He is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Harvey, Dickinson, Michael and Sheila, Glen Ullin, and Delbert and Janet, Williston; three daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Richard Schirado, Glen Ullin, and Bonita and Bill Meuchel, and Sharon and Henry Wetzel, all of New Salem; 15 grandchildren; one step-grandchild; three sisters, Mary Wolf, Glen Ullin, Clara Lagler, Scio, Ore., and Claudia Hellman, Mount Angel, Ore.; seven brothers, Tom and Ernest, both of Glen Ullin, Jack, Eugene, Math and Valentine, all of Albany, Ore., and Jim, Salem, Ore.; two sisters-in-law, Shirley Hellman, Salem, Ore., and Maggie Hellman, Dickinson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one son, Ronald; and two brothers, Lawrence and George. (Spangelo Funeral Home, Glen Ullin)

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