Leland Alen Helzer of San Diego, CA, passed away September 20th attended by his companion of sixteen years, Thomas Morosco and friend, Barbara Mitchell. Born in Greeley, Colorado , to LeRoy and Lorrie (Higgason) Helzer and attended high school in Yuma and then UNC in Greeley. Hobbies included music, plants, antiques, interior design and loved animals. Leland always had fish and enjoyed Koi. He was in the San Diego Koi Club and socially active. Leland cared for many friends with health issues.
Leland is remembered as a loving companion, son, brother and friend. His spirit and kindness is remembered along with the love he shared with the world. He was preceded in death by his father, LeRoy and sister, Loretta. Leland is survived by Thomas, mother, Lorrie, brothers, Lanny (Connie), Lesley and Loren (Cheri) around Greeley and several nieces and nephews.
Those who prefer not to send flowers may donate in Leland's memory to the Humane Society in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634.
Services on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church, 2230 13th Street, Greeley.
Please visit www.stoddardsunset.com to sign online guestbook.