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Galen J. Helmuth, 47, of Goshen, died at 6:45 p.m. Friday, May 11, at the scene of an automobile accident on C.R. 27, Goshen.
He was born Nov. 9, 1970, in Goshen, to Joseph and Lydian (Zehr) Helmuth.
On Sept. 18, 1991, in Middlebury, he married Carolyn A. Lehman; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife, he was blessed with three daughters, Michelle (Brian) Miller of Shipshewana, Marla Helmuth of Middlebury, Lisa Helmuth of Goshen; and a son, Lucas (special friend Josephine Slabach) Helmuth, of Goshen; he was a grandfather to two precious little girls, Vanessa and Andrea. He is also survived by his mother in Goshen; a sister, Janell Helmuth of Goshen; three brothers, Allen (Ruth) Helmuth of Millersburg, Jason (Clara) Helmuth of Middlebury, Dennis (Miriam) Helmuth of Murray, Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Galen was the co-owner of Wild Wood Millworks, Goshen; he had also worked 25 years for Carriage, Millersburg. He had attended Sugar Grove Church, Goshen.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday, May 14, and 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Fairhaven Mennonite Church, 13513 Ind. 4, Goshen.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the church. Services will be conducted by Pastor Tony Tice.
Burial will be in Thomas Cemetery, Goshen.
Online condolences may be offered at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 12, 2018
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