Lloyd Raymond Helseth, 90, of Vermillion, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at the Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point.
Lloyd was born March 21, 1923, in Elk Point to Lewis and Carrie (Anderson) Helseth. He grew up in the Spink area and spent most of his life in and around Vermillion. He married Maxcene Kendrick on April 1, 1946, in Elk Point. Lloyd worked for 25 years as drilling supervisor for the South Dakota State Geological Survey, retiring in 1988.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dennis; and his wife, Maxcene.
He is survived his brother, Arnold Helseth of Akron, IA; two sons, David (Rosetta) Helseth of Brandon, and Gregory (Lynn) Helseth of Tucson, AZ; and daughter, Karla Tawzer of Vermillion; eight grandchildren, Daniel, Aaron, Mark, Angela, Hannah, Olivia, Cora, and Eleanor, and two great-grandchildren:,Hunter and Ariah.
Visitation was Thursday, May 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, May 10. Both services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, Vermillion. Burial is in the Bluffview Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be directed to the sound system at Trinity Lutheran Church.