Roger K. Helgerson, age 83, passed away at the Lake City Care  Center on May 26, 2021.

Roger was born November 9, 1937, in Lyon County Iowa to  Otto and Oneva (Eiesland) Helgerson. He married Janice Person  and they later divorced. Roger then married Carole Sinke on  June 9, 1990 in Randolph, MN. Roger was an Educator for 41  years. He started teaching social studies and  coaching for Spring Valley and then taught in Lake City until  1981. He then worked for 19 years as a Field Representative for  Education Minnesota. Roger was a member of the Lion’s Club in  Lake City, a member of the First Lutheran Church of Lake City  and a long-time member of the Lake City Golf Course.

Roger is survived by his wife Carole; his sons, Scott (Ann)  Helgerson, Erik (Susan) Helgerson; stepdaughters, Rachel (Jesse)  Malsom, Kerris (Mike) Dillon; stepsons, Sam (Jillian) Sinke,  Drew (Katherine) Sinke; grandchildren, Ingrid, Grace, Emma,  Donovan, Landon, Olivia, Jessica, Ben, Sydney, Gabriel, Kalan,  Makena, Kaia, Beckham, Leia; sisters, Clarice (Chico) Krenik,  Patti Kondziolka, brothers, Robert (Frieda) Helgerson, Lyle  (Kay) Helgerson; brother-in-law, Roger (Karen) Zimmerman;  sisters-in-law, Donna Bexell, Joanne Putzker; brothers-in-law,  John (Sue) Davies, Robert (Jean) Davies. He is preceded in death  by his parents, Otto and Oneva Helgerson; his sister, Onalee  Zimmerman; his son, Roger Helgerson Jr.; his in-laws, Burton &  Lyla Davies; Chester Kondziolka, Joel Bexell, Robert Putzker,  Isabel White.

A private memorial service will be held June 12, 2021, at First  Lutheran Church in Lake City with Pastor Duane Holst  officiating. The funeral will be live streamed on the Mahn Family  Funeral Home Facebook page at 11 am on Saturday and on the  First Lutheran Church website. Burial will be in Oakwood  Cemetery in Lake City. Visitation will be on Friday, June 11, 2021  from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Anderson-  Peterson Chapel in Lake City. Memorials are preferred to the  First Lutheran Church of Lake City. On-Line Condolences may  be placed at mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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