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Gary Helget

July 19, 2017

Gary George Helget, age 69, of Schoenchen, Kansas passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in Schoenchen. He was born July 29, 1947 in Hays, Kansas to George and Alberta (Huber) Helget. He graduated from Ellis High School in 1965.

Gary was a truck driver for APAC for 30 years and worked for Travenol for 10 years before that. He also worked with Bob Munsch Auction as well. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Schoenchen 3rd degree Knights of Columbus and the Bishop Cunningham 4th degree Knights of Columbus, Sons of the American Legion post 173 and the American Legion Riders post 173. He enjoyed playing guitar with Johnny and the Rebels and also various other area polka bands, riding motorcycles especially his Tri-Glide and hunting with his son.

He is survived by his son, Wade Helget and wife Amy and children, Kevin, Robin, Peyton and Ethan Helget all of Rose Hill, Kansas; a brother, Bob Helget and wife Bernie of Hays and a sister, Gloria Wilson of LaCrosse, Kansas.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother-in-law, BJ Wilson.

Funeral services will be 10 AM on Monday, July 24, 2017 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Schoenchen. Inurnment will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Sunday 6 PM - 8 PM with a parish vigil at 7 PM followed by a combined Schoenchen Council 3rd degree and Bishop Cunningham 4th degree Knights of Columbus rosary service all at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Harold Dorzweiler Cancer Memorial Fund.

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 Service Information

July 23, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brock's North Hill Chapel
2509 Vine Street
Hays, Kansas 67601

Combined rosary and vigil service
July 23, 2017

7:00 PM
Brock's North Hill Chapel
2509 Vine Street
Hays, Kansas 67601

Funeral Service
July 24, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church
Church street
Schoenchen, Kansas 67601

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