November 21, 1946 – September 23, 2009
It is with great sadness we announce that Ron passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 23, 2009, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 62.
Ron was born in Olds, AB on November 21, 1946 and was the eldest son of Ray and Frances Helm. After college, Ron spent time as a chef with his own restaurant before turning his efforts towards the trucking industry. He has spent the last forty years taking care of his family and his loved ones from his spoils in the transportation field.
Ron also enjoyed traveling with his wife Julie at every opportunity which included golfing in Jackpot, NV, or finding a cruise ship heading to the Caribbean. He was a true friend to those who knew him. Ron will be sadly missed by his loving family and friends.
Besides his loving wife Julie, Ron is also survived by his sons, Steven (Paula) and Alan (Cynthia); daughter Jennifer (Clinton); seven grandchildren; as well as his brother, sister, loving parents and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Celebration of Ron’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Ron’s honour may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.
In living memory of Ron Helm, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences