In memory of
Paul John Helmer
HELMER Paul John Paul John Helmer, age 90, of Indian Wells, CA formerly of Wilmette, IL died on January 6, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Paul was born in Toledo, Ohio on July 5, 1926, to Andrew Helmer and Edna Schoen. He is survived by his devoted wife of 65 years, Mary Jane (Krez) Helmer; and their seven children, Christine Freas, John Helmer, Mary (Tom) Grant, Paul (Betsy) Helmer, Jane (Kelly) Keilwitz, Anne (David) Adam, and Liz (Phil) Cone; as well as 13 grandchildren who all love their Boppa dearly. Paul was a loyal and devoted husband and a man who loved his family intensely. Visitation, Friday, January 13, 2017, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Donnellan Family Funeral Home, 10045 Skokie Boulevard, at Old Orchard Road, Skokie, IL 60077. Funeral Mass, Saturday, January 14, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Saints Faith, Hope & Charity Church, 191 Linden St., Winnetka, IL 60093. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: WonderWork, 420 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016 or www.wonderwork.org . Info: www.donnellanfuneral.com or (847)-675-1990. As published in The Blade
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