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Charles Kenneth Helquist, 94, of Provo, died Saturday, March 7, 1992 in Provo.

He was born Nov. 1, 1897 in Koosharem, Utah, a son of Charles and Lillian Hatch Helquist. He married Kora Johnson May 21, 1927, in Monticello, Utah; marriage later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He lived with his family in the Mormon Colonies in Mexico from the age of one until he was fifteen. Most of his life he lived in Blanding, Utah. He moved to Orem at the age of 80. He was a veteran of World War I. He farmed and raised cattle.One of his great loves was raising horses. He enjoyed dancing and attended dances at the Orem Senior Citizen's until his 91st year. He was an active member of the LDS Church.

Survivors include his wife, of Provo; five daughters and three sons, Mrs. Jack (Erma) Redd, Mrs. Grant (Audrey) Nelson, both of Bountiful; Mrs. Howard (Corine) Hurst, Paradise, Calif.; Mrs.

Steven (Kena Lee) Winn, Nephi; Mrs. Karl (LaRue) Barton, Monticello; LaMar Helquist, Orem; Boyd Helquist, Provo; and Lyle Helquist, Lindon; also survived by 42 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Ken (Marba)

Palmer, Mrs. Dee (Melba) Black, both of Blanding. He was preceded in death by two sons, a grandson, four sisters, and three brothers.

Funeral services Thursday, March 12, 1 p.m. in the Lindon LDS Chapel, 25 North Main. Friends may call Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the church prior to services. Friends may also call Friday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the San Juan Mortuary, Blanding. Graveside services, 1 p.m. in the Blanding City Cemetery.

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