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Tragically and sadly, we announce the sudden passing of our dear son, Joshua Helm, on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011.

Joshua was born on Jan. 26, 2001 in San Diego, Calif.

Joshua loved life and all it had to offer. He was taken from us doing what he loved best.

Joshua had a great love for being outdoors, exploring, and having new experiences. He also was passionate about serving the Lord. He loved spending time at Vacation Bible School and camp.

Joshua will be greatly missed by his parents, Jeff and Sheila Helm, and Janette Logan; siblings, Noah, Austin, Meah, Isaiah, Seth, and Zarah; grandparents, Donna Helm, Gerry (Gail) Jolicoeur, Linda Logan, and Stan (Virginia) Logan; uncles, Trevor Helm and Derrick (Crystal) Helm; aunts, Stacey (Peter) Fuhrer and Sherri-Lee Jolicoeur; and numerous cousins and extended families.

Joshua was predeceased by his grandfather, Ron Helm; uncle, Stan Logan; and aunt, Kim Roybal (Logan).

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Rainy River Evangelical Covenant Church in Rainy River, Ont., with Pastor Kors Pater officiating.

Interment to take place in Minot, N.D. at a later date.

The pallbearers were Derrick Helm, Trevor Helm, Peter Fuhrer, Robert Storkson, Charles Gall, and Dwight Cook.

If desired, in memoriam donations may be made to the Rainy River Evangelical Covenant Church Benevolent Fund c/o Northridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.

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