Marion (Art) Helmer, age 85, of Hart passed away peacefully at home Saturday, September 9, 2017. Art
was born December 28, 1931 in Eldridge Township to Edward and Margaret (Tanner) Helmer.
Art served his country in the US Navy during the Korean war. After his honorable discharge, Art worked
as a truck driver for over 30 years. Art loved being outdoors and enjoyed his garden.
Art is survived by his significant other, Alice Patterson; daughters, Deborah (Larry) Trussell and Diane
Helmer; his son, Michael Helmer; brother, Robert (June) Helmer; grandchildren: Jaclyn (Scott) Zack,
Paula Klotz, Christy McClelland, Travis (Gina) Trussell, Kelly Musser, Amanda (Daryl) Chamberlain, and
Tamra Helmer; great grandchildren: Dustin Klotz, Olivia, Ashlee, and Quinn Zack, and Harper and Bryce
Besides his parents, Marion was preceded in death by his brothers, Glen, Earl, and Donald Helmer, and
his grandson, John Musser.
According to his wishes, cremation has taken place and there are no services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Ludington.