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Boyd "Sonny" Heltenburg

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Boyd "Sonny" Heltenburg, 75, of Bloomfield, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 at his residence.

Born Jan. 16, 1932, in Monroe County, he was the son of Cleveland and Lora (Young) Heltenburg.

HE worked many years for local trucking companies as a driver, then became a bus driver for Indiana University from 1982 to present.

He was a member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Bloomfield.

Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Ruth (Sherlock-Eads) Heltenburg; one daughter, Rita Grove and her husband, David, of Bloomfield; three sons, Maurice "Reese" Heltenburg of Bloomington, Roger Eads and his wife, Patricia, of Oolitic, Gerald Eads and his wife, Nancy, of Seymour; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Boyd was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jack Heltenburg; a sister, Fidella "Toobie" Swango; and a granddaughter, Julie Marie Eads.

Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, at the Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington with Rev. David Wilde officiating.

Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with burial at Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.