Allen ‘Chip’ Helgeson, Jr.



Allen K. “Chip” Helgeson, Jr., beloved son, father, brother and friend, passed away on April 13.

Chip came to Mariposa in 1979, quickly making friends wherever he went. His life was filled with working, laughing and taking care of his family and loving life.

He was preceded in death by his father, Allen K. Helgeson, Sr.; sister, Vicki Almarode; and the love of his life, Lynnette K. Wetmore.

He is survived by his mother, Yvonne Helgeson; step-father, Tommy G. Waldrop; daughter, Marrissa K. Helgeson; sister, Kathi Strange; and many nieces and nephews.

Chip was devoted to his family, and they will remain devoted to him. He will be surely missed.

An alcohol-free memorial will be held on Saturday, April 23 at 1:30 p.m. at his mother’s home in Idlewheels, space 20.

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