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George Edward Helfrich III

September 29, 1968 January 31, 2019
George Edward Helfrich III
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Obituary for George Edward Helfrich III

George “Butch” Edward Helfrich III, 50, of Dixon, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon after battling Lung Cancer for over 7 years. He worked in construction for many years prior to his passing.

Butch was born September 29, 1968, in Sun Valley, CA, the son of George Edward and Karen (Dickson) Helfrich, Jr. He enjoyed many things in life but especially Derby Racing “car number 359” and his two dogs Debo and Bren who precede him in death.

Survivors include his father George “Butch” Edward, Jr. and step-mom Linda of Dixon; four children, George “LB” Helfrich IV of Dixon, Dallas Helfrich of Dixon, Katelyn Molnar of Byron and Michael Molnar of Byron; one grandmother, Carmella “Connie” Serino of Las Vegas, NV; three sisters Audra (Jim) Reindel of Ashton, Suzann (Steve) Brady of Oregon and Jaime (Shawn) Fisher of Dixon; eight nieces and nephews, Steven Letcher of Forreston, Christina Ramos of Rochelle, Tyler Insey, Kimberly Lenarz, Robert Jones Jr., Kayli Ann Fisher, Ryli Fisher all of Dixon; Katlyn Brady of Oregon; aunts and uncles. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed.

Butch was preceded in death by his mother Karen; grandparents George Edward and Althea Helfrich, Sr. and Tony Serino.

A memorial gathering will be 5:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. Burial of cremated remains will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Dixon, at a later date.

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5:00 PM 2/19/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/19/2019 8:00:00 PM
Preston-Schilling Funeral Home

213 Crawford Avenue
Dixon, IL 61021

Preston-Schilling Funeral Home
213 Crawford Avenue Dixon 61021 IL
United States

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