GLENN HEILMAN obituary
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Glenn E. Heilman, 83, a retired teacher and resident of Havre, died of natural causes, Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Northern Montana Hospital. His memorial service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 3, 2010, at Messiah Lutheran Church, with Pastor Michael Dahle officiating. A fellowship luncheon will be held at the church immediately after the service. Memorials in Glenn's honor may be made to the Messiah Lutheran Church or to a charity of one's choice. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to Holland & Bonine Funeral Home. Glenn was born Jan, 13, 1927, to Frank and Edith Heilman, in Duluth, Minn. He attended school in Duluth and graduated from Denfield High School. Glenn served in the Unites States Army. Upon his return, he completed art and history degrees at the University of Minnesota at Duluth. He moved to Havre where he taught art for 38 years. He also supervised the Pepin Park summer activity program for 20 years. He retired from Havre Public Schools in 1988. His love for children showed in his teaching methods. In Havre, Glenn met and married his wife of 53 years, Mary Helen Swenson. They had two daughters, Pam and Lori. Glenn was active in the community as a volunteer. He also belonged to the Retired Teachers, Kiwanis, Sons of Norway and Phi Delta Kappa. He expressed his faith as a devoted and active member of Messiah Lutheran Church. Glenn was known for his sense of humor, and he found something good in everyone. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Oren Heilman. Glenn is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary Helen Heilman of Havre; his two daughters, Pam Heilman of Bloomington, Minn., and Lori (Steven) Norris of Kernersville, N.C.; and two grandchildren, Shawn Norris and Ashley Norris, both of Kernersville, N.C.