Wayne Helmantolers Obituary

Alton Telegraph | Alton, Illinois | Thursday, August 12, 1999 | Page 5
Wayne Helmantoler
LAFAYETTE, Calif. – Wayne E. Helmantoler, 88, died Friday, Aug. 6, 1999, at Sunrise Assisted Living in Walnut Creek, Calif.
A former Wood River resident, he worked at Shell Oil Co. in Wood River until 1966 and retired in 1970 from the
company in Martinez, Calif., after 38 years of service. He later worked at Mount Diablo School District for eight years.
Born in New Columbia, he graduated from East Alton-Wood River High School in 1929.
His wife of 66 years, Adeline Kasten Helmantoler, survives. Also surviving are a son, Damon Helmantoler of Concord,
Calif.; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Willis Helmantoler of Springfield, Va.; and a sister,
Leatha Jorgenson of Springdale, Ark.
Memorials may be sent to St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, where he was a member, 1601 Mary Drive, Pleasant
Hill, CA 94523, or Alzheimer’s Association, Greater San Francisco Bay Area, 251 Lafayette Circle, Suite 350,
Lafayette, CA 94549. Oakmont Crematory and Cemetery of Lafayette was in charge of arrangements.