Glen Alan Charles Helms, 81, passed away at Kalispell Medical Center Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
Glen is predeceased by his parents, Howard and Elsie Helms.
Glen is lovingly remembered by his companion of 31 years, Marianna Ward, and his four children: Robert Helms and his wife Teri; Kathern Evans and her husband Robert; Connie Van Cleave and her husband Ron; Angela Martin and her significant other Tim Humphreys; seven grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Glen was born in Whitefish in 1932. He graduated from Lincoln County High School in 1950.
Glen enjoyed cooking, especially Dutch oven, and helped head up the Dutch oven cooking demonstrations at the Eureka Rendezvous Days. And he was a member of the David Thompson Muzzleloaders. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing on local streams and spending time with his family and friends.
The funeral service and interment will be held graveside at the Tobacco Valley Cemetery on Feb. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Keith Haas officiating. A celebration of his life will take place at the VFW in Eureka following the graveside services. Lunch will be catered by Glen’s granddaughter, Karie Stidham, co-owner of the Pocketstone Café of Bigfork.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Friends of the Shelter.