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Helmer E. Larson

July 22, 1936 — December 8, 2022

Kalamazoo

Helmer E. Larson, age 86, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2022. He was born in Kalamazoo, MI on July 22, 1936, to the late Vernon and Helen (Blank) Larson. Helmer was a retired Maintenance Supervisor for the City of Kalamazoo. He married Barbara I. Patnode on April 10, 1959, and together they shared 63 years of marriage. Helmer enjoyed fishing, boating, camping, cooking, and most of all…his family. He and Barbara enjoyed being snow birds and traveling to Largo, FL for the winters.

Surviving Helmer are his loving wife, Barbara; daughter, Cynthia (Robert) Moon; grandchildren, Tamara Horobik, Jeffrey Klok, Kelsey Klok; great-grandchildren, Trevor Horobik, Annalynn Horobik, and Shawn Horobik. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Howard Larson and Harold Larson.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at Langeland Family Funeral Homes Burial & Cremation Services 3926 S. 9th St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009 at 1:00 pm. The family will greet friends from 12:00 pm until time of service at 1:00 pm. Interment will take place at Mount Ever Rest Memorial Park South. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to The American Cancer Society in memory of Helmer. To leave an online condolence, please visit https://www.langelands.com

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Langeland Family Funeral Home Burial & Cremation Services

3926 South 9th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Langeland Family Funeral Home Burial & Cremation Services

3926 South 9th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

2:15 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

Mt Ever - Rest Memorial Park South

3941 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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