Philip Theodore Helferich, 87, of Pryor, passed from this life on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at his home. He was born on February 9, 1933 in Fort Dodge, Iowa; the son of Philip Herbert and Eunice (Arabella) Helferich. Philip faithfully served our country for many years as a Sergeant in the Marines. He later went to work for Aerospace. Philip enjoyed being outdoors. He loved to fish, travel, and watch horse races. A loving father, grandfather, and friend who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
There are no services planned at this time. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Philip is survived by his sons, Philip Helferich, Bill Helferich, James Helferich, and Pat Helferich and wife Michelle all of California; daughter, Johawn Helferich of Indiana; numerous grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife, Margie; parents, Philip and Eunice; and brother, Pat.