Daniel G. Helton, 53, of Saxeville, WI, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017, unexpectedly in Billings, MT while working on the road driving truck.
Daniel was born on November 7, 1963 in Hinsdale, IL to Covey “Steve” and Marie (Dixon) Helton. On August 25, 1990, he was joined in marriage to Suanne (Christ) Helton at the Red Mill in Waupaca, WI.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Suanne Helton; a son, Alex Helton; his mother, Marie “Dixie” Helton; a brother, Sanford “Sandy” Helton; four sisters, Kathy Getchell, Peggy Helton, Robin Polich, and Stephanie Rylatt; his loyal dog, Speedy; other close relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Covey Helton; a brother, Glen Helton.
Daniel loved and cherished his son, Alex and taught him many valuable traits along the way. He enjoyed the great outdoors and everything it had to offers such as hunting, fishing, and doing what he loved, working construction. He also liked to watch old western movies and spend time with his pets, especially Speedy who spent countless hours traveling by his side. Those closest to him, called him “Spikes.”
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of service beginning at 4 p.m. Pastor Mary Bope will be officiating. Holly Funeral Home is assisting the family.