Rodney "Rod" Helderman, 56, of Lafayette passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007.
He was born Aug. 4, 1956 n Baberton, OH, the son of Charles "Tom" and Madeline (Cook) Helderman.
He was a 1969 graduate of Worthington-Jefferson High School. After high school, he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the submarine U.S.S. George Washington.
He is survived by his wife, Jeannine; a son, Mike; a daughter, Tamara and her husband Jesse Skinner; his mother, Madeline Poole; his brother, Derek; his sister, Karen and her husband, John Hostetter;and many family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Almost Home Humane Society, 1705 S. Second Street, Lafayette, IN 47905.