Myda Martin Helmantoler’s Obituary

Alton Telegraph | Alton, Illinois | Sunday, September 02, 1990
Myda Helmantoler
WOOD RIVER Myda M. Helmantoler. 88. died fit 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 1990. at VIP Manor in Wood River. She had worked in a secretarial service at the Corps of Engineers in St. Louis and had also operated the Wood River Beauty Shop in the 1940s. Born in Trigg County, Ky.,she was the daughter of (he late Marcus and Gertrude i Lucas) Martin. She married Willis Eli Helmantoleron April 24, 1920, in Hopkinsville, Ky., and he died on Dec. 26, 1971.

Surviving are a daughter. Leatha Jorgensen of Springdale.Ark.; two sons, Wayne Helmantoler of Lafayette,Calif., and Willis L. Helmantoler of Springfield, Va.; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren;and a sister, Goebel Randolph of Edwardsville. A twin sister, Hyda Stagner,preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Marks Mortuary in Wood River, where services are at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev.Dennis Armstrong will officiate. Burial is in Woodland Hill Cemetery in Wood River. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Wood River, where she was a
member since 1920.