Gary W. Helser Sr.

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  • "There was never a dull moment in our childhood with Gary as..."
    - Kristi Rucker
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    - Shannon Helser
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    - Debbie
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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

July 29, 1939 ~ February 5, 2011

Gary W. Helser, Sr., 71, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Feb. 5, 2011. He was born on July 29, 1939 in Amboy, WA to Hank and Evelyn Helser.
Gary earned a Bachelor's degree in Diesel Mechanics and served in the U.S. Army for two years.
He enjoyed trap shooting, car shows and sports.
"Gary was a loving husband, father,
son, uncle, grandfather and great-grandfather."
Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Carol; sons, Gary Jr. and Wade; daughters, Shannon and Johnna; step-children, Jerry, Toni and Kristi; grandchildren, Jonathan, Tiffany, Dakota, Thomas and Rachel; and great-grandchildren, Kaylyn, David and Samantha.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Hank Jr. and Tom; and sisters, Patti and Kathy.
A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 9, 2011 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations may be sent to The .
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Published in The Columbian on Feb. 9, 2011
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