David M. Helke 1958 - 2017 

David M. Helke
, 59, formerly of Florida, more recently of Wadsworth, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017.   He was born November 11, 1958, in Sandusky, OH, to the late Richard and Shirley Helke.

Mr. Helke was a graduate of Wadsworth High School Class of 1977, was a lover of the water, spent many hours boating and fishing, and enjoyed going to bluegrass festivals.

David is survived by his brother, Eric (Lori) Helke of Virginia Beach, VA;  sister Cynthia (Butch) Stecker of Akron;  nieces and nephews, Sara (Youseff) El Baroudy, Brett Helke, Blake Stecker, Emily Stecker;  and great nephews Cameron and Oliver.

Private services will be held for the family.

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David Helke
Wadsworth High School
Graduating Class of 1977           
  
 
"The football co-captains, Dave Davis, Jim Tawse, Dave Helke
, and Andy Graham, provide words of encouragement when the Grizzlies face a tough game."       
 
WHS Grizzly Football Team, 1976, Returning Letterman
for the Season.
Row 1: Craig Gillium, Andy Graham, Jim Tawse, Rick Brubaker.  Row 2: John Kopilchack, John Finn, and Dave Helke.         
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