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Linn County News

Published Oct. 27, 2021

Paul A. Helmuth, 58, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, while playing his favorite sport – hockey.

Paul was a software developer for Cardiovascular Imaging Technologies in Kansas City. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Melissa Wurtz; mother Alice Helmuth; brothers James Helmuth (Dana) and David Helmuth; sister Alice Christopher (Matthew); nephews Ian Helmuth (Hiromi) and Patrick Christopher (Emelen); and nieces Alison Christopher, Isabel Christopher, Katie Helmuth, Tristian Wurtz (Brandon Smith) and Jenae Daniels (Adam).

Paul had many interests – playing hockey with KC team for 25 years, watching NHL Red Wings, scuba diving and underwater photography, playing guitar, watchmaking, shooting with SASS and Modern 3 Gun. Paul loved learning in general.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, and memorial service at 11 a.m. at Monticello United Methodist Church in Shawnee. The service will be live-streamed through monticello-umc.org.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Monticello United Methodist Church (www.monticello-umc.org) or Shawnee Community Services (www.scsks.org) or in care of Schneider Funeral Home, 319 Chestnut, P.O. Box J, Mound City, Kan. 66056.  Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.  

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