Wilhelm “Wild Bill” Helmstadter, 62, of Lincoln, passed away February 1, 2018. One of ten children born to Donald & JoAnn Helmstadter, April 4, 1955.
Bill’s careers spanned from painter and car salesman to finally carpet installer. Working up to his last day, only taking a short break to battle and beat cancer. When Bill wasn’t working, he enjoyed everything outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and camping. He also loved spending time with family and friends, reminiscing about the good ole days.
Preceded in death by his parents, Don & JoAnn; sister, Kathy; ex-wife, Barbara; partner, Jenny. He is survived by his children and their spouses; Shane Helmstadter & Dawn Brunke; Emma and Adam Thorne; Rachael Robinette & Tommy Ray; 3 granddaughters; Lillian, Aubrey and Harper; brothers; Don, David, Robert, and Michael; sisters; Carla, Cindi, Pam and Kim; many nieces and nephews; countless friends.
Cremation. No visitation. Celebration of Life, Saturday, March 3, 2018, 4pm-7pm. Arnold’s Tavern, 6113 Havelock Ave, Lincoln, NE 68507. Please come and have a drink and share a story about Wild Bill! Come and go as you please!