Joseph L. Hellmich 1
- Born: 10 Nov 1931, Decatur County, Indiana, USA 2
- Marriage (1): Rose Tennell
- Died: 19 Sep 2011, Decatur County, Indiana, USA at age 79
In Memory of
Joseph L. Hellmich
November 10, 1931 - September 19, 2011
Joseph L. Hellmich 79 of Greensburg, IN. passed away Monday September 19, 2011 at his home. He was born November 10, 1931 in Decatur County, IN., the son of Joseph and Irene (Ernst) Hellmich. He was a 1951 graduate of Greensburg High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a lifelong dairy farmer and a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church. He married Rose M. Tennell on November 29, 1969.
Survivors include: Wife- Rose Hellmich, Daughters- Crystal (Kevin) Foster of Greensburg, Penny J. Phillips of Columbus, Faith (Jeff) Koors of Greensburg, and Katherine (Don) Settles of Franklin, Brenda Forbes of Greensburg, Sisters- Grace Ellerman of St. Paul and Alice Hall of Greensburg, He is also survived by 15 Grandchildren and 19 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Great Grandson Cameron, and Sister- Frances Wolter.
A Rosary will be prayed at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home on Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. with Visitation to follow until 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, September 23, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father John Geis officiating. Burial will take place in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church or to the Community Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com. 2
Joseph married Rose Tennell, daughter of Cecil Leslie Tennell and Dorothy D. Goff. (Rose Tennell was born about 1938 in Indiana, USA.)