Elmer B. “Fud” Hellermann, age 91 of Melrose, passed away suddenly, surrounded by his family on Dec. 24, 2022, at the CentraCare Hospital in Melrose. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Dec. 29 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Anna Hellermann of Melrose; children, Donald (Debbie) Hellermann of Melrose, Dale (Debbie) Hellermann of Melrose, Gary “Fritz” (Jean) Hellermann of Melrose, Denise (Steve) Rieland of Sauk Centre and Diane (Paul) Brickweg of Alexandria; 18 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters Henry “Hank” Hellermann of Vadnais Heights, Dorothy (Alvin) Schneider of Sauk Centre, Simon (Mary) Hellermann of Sauk Centre and Roselyn Lehner of Shakopee; and sisters-in-law Kathy Elfering of Melrose, Rita Hellermann of Sauk Centre and Bernice Hellermann of Melrose.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.

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