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August 30, 2013

Tad Walter Helsley-Remrey

Tad Walter Helsley-Remrey

June 20, 1949 - Aug. 26, 2013

CAMANCHE — Tad Walter Helsley-Remrey, 64, passed away peacefully at his residence on Monday, August 26th, 2013. Following his wishes, cremation rights have been accorded. A celebration of his life take place on Wednesday, August 28th at 3:00 p.m. at his residence - 1409 7th Avenue, Camanche, Iowa.

Tad was born June 20th, 1949 in Sterling, Illinois the son of Charles Helsley and Geraldine (Mayer) Remrey. Tad was the owner of “Savannah & Nick’s Trucking.

Tad loved flying planes and boating - including living on his boat at time’s. He enjoyed traveling and the outdoors. Overall, Tad just enjoyed life and loved his children deeply.

Tad is survived by his mother - Geraldine Remrey of Clinton, IA.; his father - Charles W. Helsley of Du Quoin, IL.; one daughter - Savannah Remrey of Davenport, IA.; one son - Nicolas Helsley of Marion, IL.; one granddaughter- Jordan Helsley, three sisters - Jacqueline Remrey of Cocoa Beach, Fl; Gwen (John) Frye of Clinton, IA; Debbie (Kendell) Strehle of Clinton, IA; and one brother- Travis Helsley of Duquoin, IL.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his father- Ronald Remery and one daughter.

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Death date: Aug. 26, 2013

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