Bruce B. Helland, age 93, of the Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, passed away at home on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.
He was the husband of the late Delna E. Goertzen Helland, who passed away on May 15, 2007. He was born in Brodhead, WI, son of the late Leonard and Leona Gingrich Helland. He was a member of Oak Hill Fellowship Church of Strasburg. He was a veteran of the Navy, serving from 1952-55. He graduated from Juda High School in Juda, WI, and from Moody Bible Institute and Trinity College in Chicago, IL. He and his wife served as missionaries with TEAM in Nagano, Japan until retiring in 1992.
After the passing of his wife, Bruce returned to Shikoku, Japan and served four more years during his 80s. He enjoyed family, reading and studying the Bible, woodworking, gardening, watching tennis, playing chess and riding his bicycle, which he did until he was 91. He enjoyed volunteering and serving at the Quarryville Community.
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