2017-08-31 / Obituaries

Lella Bolander Helmer

Graveside services for Lella Helmer, 97, formerly of Crowley, Texas, were held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Dime Box, Texas with Tim Pitts officiating.

Lella Blanche (Bolander) Helmer was born on May 3, 1920, the daughter of Quince Alfred Bolander and Willie Lee (Stanley) Bolander.

She was united in marriage to Curtis Verne Helmer on July 29, 1939 in Dime Box, Texas. Lella retired from what is now Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth. She enjoyed fishing.

Lella passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the White Settlement Nursing Center in White Settlement, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, June Cargill and three brothers, Quince “Al” Bolander Jr., Stanley Bolander and Horace “Glen” Bolander.

Lella is survived by one sister, Dorothy Wood of White Settlement as well as several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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