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William A. "Bill" Helfferich

William A. William A. "Bill" Helfferich, age 67, of Manhattan, died December 12, 2017, at Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan.

He was born May 4, 1950, in Manhattan, the son of William J. and JoAnne (Reed) Helfferich.

Bill graduated from Manhattan High School in 1968 and married Esther Conley on October 31, 1968.

Bill worked in the carpentry, plumbing and electrical fields building and remodeling homes. He enjoyed hunting and fishing until Rheumatoid Arthritis limited his ability to work and play.

He shared his wit, humor and knowledge on many subjects with anyone that would listen. His life-long friends and family were honored with the loyalty of the Taurus Bull.

He was preceded in death by his father, William J. Helfferich and his sister, Debra (Helfferich) Henry.

Survivors include his mother, JoAnne, of Branson, Mo; wife, Esther of Manhattan; their son, Mitch Helfferich and his wife, Tina of Derby, KS; two beautiful granddaughters, Briley Horner and Ayden Helfferich; nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

Cremation is planned with the family to receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, Saturday, December 16th at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family by clicking on "Send Condolences" on this page.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation. Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66502.

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