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Kathleen Helmer

October 29, 1921 - April 1, 2018


Kathleen Elizabeth Helmer (nee Keir) born October 29, 1921 passed away peacefully at Nanaimo BC on April 1, 2018.

Kathleen is predeceased by her husband Robert Thomas Helmer and is survived by sons Robert Thomas (and wife Karen Lee) of Phoenix AZ, Gregory Jon, Michael Helmer-Keir, daughter Barbara Jane of Crossfield and grandson Christopher Lyon of Calgary AB.

Kathleen graduated University of Alberta with BSC, the University of Calgary with a PhD, and the University of British Columbia with LLB. Dr. Helmer was appointed to the Provincial Court of Alberta in 1985.

A graveside Memorial will be held in Calgary at Union Cemetery in the summer. For information, contact Barbara Helmer: apluslearning@shaw.ca


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Kendra

Sorry to hear of the passing of Kay Helmer.

From: Elvie keir
Relation: I am a sisterinlaw, husband sister.

Heartfelt feelings to the family of dear sisterinlaw Kay, we adored, loved and cherished, from all of the relatives here in Calgary , we have fond memories.

From: elvie keirand families.
Relation: She is a sisterinlaw to me, and an Aunt to our children 5.

Our sincere heartfelt sympathy to all the Helmer families in the loss of Kay, She was an inspiration to all. A clevor lady who worked and got her degrees! God Bless this lady lord. She is LOVE.

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