EDDYVILLE — Donald Helm, 59, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., formerly of Eddyville, died Oct. 20, 2013, at Veterans Hospital in Tucson, Ariz., after an extended illness.
He was born in Oskaloosa to Dave and Darlene Helm-Miller. He graduated from Eddyville High School in 1972. He served in the U.S. Navy for four years, then worked for Boeing Aircraft in California for many years. He then moved to Arizona with his mother.
He is survived by his mother; one sister, Cynthia Helm of Tucson, Ariz.; two brothers, Ronald Helm of Melrose and James Helm of Ft. Collins, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his father and sister-in-law.
His body has been cremated. Burial will be at South Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista, Ariz.