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Ronald "Joe" Helmig

August 20, 1943 — December 13, 2015

Ronald "Joe" Helmig

Ronald Joseph "Joe" Helmig, age 72 of Linn, passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.

Joe was born August 20, 1943, in Jefferson City, a son to the late Raymond "Buck" and Juanita M. (Huot) Helmig.

Joe was a 1961 graduate of Linn High School and was in the first class at Linn Technical School.

Joe served in the United States Air Force.

On November 5, 1965, he was united in marriage to Lois Rae Case at the Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. She preceded him in death on March 10, 2012.

Joe was the owner/operator of City Paving in Jefferson City, a founding member of JC Industries and served as a "shop foreman" at Aplex, Inc., to support his passion for farming.

Joe was a member of the Community of Christ Church in Linn, Past Worshipful Master of Linn Masonic Lodge #326, A.F. & A. M., the Shriners, and the American Legion in Jefferson City. He was also a member of the "2nd shift" at Casper's Conoco.

He enjoyed bird hunting, fishing, mushroom hunting, frying fish and spending time with his family.

Joe is survived by: one son, Ron Helmig and his wife Shanae of Linn; two daughters, Juanita (David) Schuster of Jefferson City and Paula Conley and her husband Mark of Linn; special friend, Gerri Reynolds of Linn and her children, Lesa (Ernest) Pollard of Linn, Stephanie (Andy) Helmig of Linn and Denise (Nathan) Coots of Jefferson City; four brothers, Richard "Dick" Helmig and his wife Vickie of Hawthorne, FL, Robert "Spike" (Sig) Helmig of Linn, Randal "Randy" Helmig and his wife Melissa of O'Fallon, and Raymond "Tim" Helmig and his wife Cheryl of Linn; one sister, Reta Seals and her husband Ross of Linn; a sister-in-law, Karen Helmig of Ocala, FL; thirteen grandchildren, Mark, Kate, Miranda, Kayla, Emily, Olivia, Vivian, Brady, Claire, Dakota, Sierra, Cooper, and Blaze; eight great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild, as well as many nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

In addition to his parents and spouse of 46 years, Joe was preceded in death by: one brother, Roger "Gail" Helmig; a son-in-law, Bruce Schuster, and a grandson, Steven Schuster.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2015, at Morton Chapel in Linn. A Masonic Service will be held at 4:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2015, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Glenna and Jerry Henry, and Fr. Daniel Merz officiating. Interment will follow in the Community of Christ Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Foundation for Retinal Research, (

A Masonic Service will be conducted beginning at 4:00pm on Thursday.


Thursday, December 17, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

A Masonic Service will be conducted beginning at 4:00pm on Thursday.

Funeral Service

Friday, December 18, 2015
2:00 PM

St George Catholic Church
611 E. Main St
Linn, MO 65051

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