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Washburn High School

Class of 1956 - In Memory Of

Russel L. Helleckson

Helleckson Russel L., age 82, of Richfield, died June 17, 2000. He was a former Washburn H.S. teacher, football coach, and assistant principal. He retired as a Naval Commander and served in WWII and the Korean War.

Survived by wife of 57 years, Mary Ann; daughters, Nancy (David) Glenn, Susan (David) Ruzek, Janet Helleckson (Robert Offringa); grandchildren, Kirsten Hayford, Kari Fields, Scott Glenn, Jonathan Ruzek, Timothy Ruzek; sisters, Harriet Thompson and Mildred Distad.

Memorial service 11:30 AM Thurs., June 22 at Woodlake Lutheran Church, 7525 Oliver Av S, Richfield. Private interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials pref. to the church or Augsburg College A-Club. Cremation Society of MN Edina 952-924-4100

published Jun 21, 2000

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