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Doug Helland

Doug Helland

Doug Helland, 75, Casselton, ND died on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at his daughters home in Minneapolis, MN.

Douglas E. Helland was born on March 6, 1939 at Fargo, ND to Richard and Nina (Nolin) Helland. He grew up on the family farm near Argusville, ND, attended country school and Oak Grove High School in Fargo. Doug married Mary Kathryn Lundwall on June 20, 1959 at Herby Lutheran Church. They made their home on the farm until moving into Casselton in 1979. Doug was a carpenter by trade and passion. In addition, he worked with the Casselton Ambulance service for many years. He was a master of many things including woodworking, grilling, drawing, and gardening. Doug was devoted to his family who loved him deeply. He touched the lives of people wherever he went.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; four children, Kristi Helland, Meridian, ID, Kathi (Tim) Pearson, St. Paul, MN, Kim (Troy) Brewster, Moorhead, MN and Karn (Bryan) Bowers, Mpls, MN; grandchildren, Kallie, Emma, Avangeline, Finnian, Lliam, Abel and Maddie; and a brother, Keith (JoAnne) Helland, Lake Mills, IA.

Doug was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Alan and Ronnie.

Memorial Service: Monday, August 4, 2014 at 2 PM at West Funeral Home Chapel, West Fargo, ND with visitation one hour prior and reception to follow.

Final Resting Place: Herby Lutheran Cemetery.

West Funeral Home & Life Tribute Center