Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN
Saturday, May 1, 2010
Leon “Lee” Andrew Helmbrecht, age 56, of Winsted passed away on Wednesday, April 28, 2010.
He was born on May 16, 1953 in Watertown the son of Kenneth & Marilyn Quast Helmbrecht.
Lee graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1972. Following graduation from High School he attended diesel mechanic school in Hutchinson.
He was employed as a truck driver for Brose Farms in rural Howard Lake.
Lee enjoyed camping, fishing, deer hunting working on cars, restoring antique cars, was a good handyman and helped many people. Lee was a hard worker!
Survived his children: Troyd Helmbrecht of Kimball, Felecia Williams of Cokato, Justin Helmbrecht of Silver Lake and Elise Helmbrecht of Hutchinson; his mother: Marilyn Helmbrecht of Winsted; twin brother: Loren Helmbrecht and a brother: Joe (Sue) Helmbrecht all of Howard Lake; a sister: JoAnn (Dale) Lachermeier of Lester Prairie; other relatives and friends.
Lee was preceded in death by his daughter: Jessica Helmbrecht, his father: Kenneth Helmbrecht, a brother: Keith Helmbrecht and by his grandparents: Louis & Caroline Helmbrecht, Andrew Quast, Ida Quast Roufs and George Roufs.
A Memorial service for Leon “Lee” Helmbrecht will be held on Saturday, May 1st at 11:00 A.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. Father Tony Hesse will officiate. Readings will be by Edmund Nowak.
Private interment Holy Trinity Cemetery.
A Time of Gathering will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, May1st from 9:30-11:00 A.M.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com