December 31, 1935 - January 2, 2018
George T. Hellmann, 82, of Richmond, IL, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Covington, KY on December 31, 1935, a son of the late Wilfrid and Dorothy (Herrmann) Hellmann. He was married to Kathleen Steinwand on June 6, 1964, at Colby, WI. He was an active member of St. Joseph from 1960's to 1980's, serving on the church council, a member of the Knights of Columbus and taking care of the sound systems and any other electronic concerns. He served in the U.S. Army as a SP/4 in the Signal Corps from June 1960 to Nov. 1962. He was a member of Paul C. Hoffman American Legion Post #253 in Richmond. He was a self employed installer/repairman for Carillon Music sound systems for churches and other institutions for over 50 years, retiring in 2017. George had a variety of hobbies and interests including photography, radios, theater organ, trains and cars. He was a member of DeSoto Motor Cars of IL, Walter P. Chrysler Club, IL Railroad Museum, Midwest Train Collectors, S.C.A.T.S. (Stateline Classic Antique Touring Society). George is survived by his wife Kate; two sons Andrew (Cyndi Motley) Hellmann, of Virginia Beach, VA; Jon Hellmann, of McHenry, IL; granddaughter Airman Basic Jasmine Hellmann; four sisters, Mary Carol Hellman OSB, of Villa Hills, KY; Dots (Dave) Due, of Covington, KY; Marney Bresser, of Union, KY; Ginny (Jim) Robke, of Ft. Wright, KY; two brothers, Fred (Linda) Hellmann, of Harrison, OH; Steve (Jane) Hellmann, of Lexington, KY. He was preceded by his parents and three brothers Billy, Jerry and Dennis Hellmann. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Saturday January 6, 2018 until the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at Ehorn-Adams Funeral Home 10011 Main St, Richmond, IL. Rev. Fr. Paul Nadolny will officiate. Inurnment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL with military honors at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Richmond Fire/Rescue District 5601 Hunter Dr Richmond, IL 60071 or JourneyCare Foundation 405 Lake Zurich Rd Barrington, IL 60010. For information, please call 815 678-7311 or visit www.ehornadams.com.
George T. Hellmann, 82, of Richmond, IL, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Covington, KY on December 31, 1935, a son of the late Wilfrid and Dorothy (Herrmann) Hellmann. He was married to Kathleen Steinwand... View Obituary & Service Information
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