1981 – 2014
Michael Linden Helfer Green, age 33, of Calgary Alberta, died September 23 in a car accident in the Philippines. Mike was born in Nelson, BC and attended school there until he moved to Calgary in July, 2000. Mike is greatly mourned by his mother Mary-Lin Helfer, his brother John Helfer, his father John Green and his many friends and relatives.
A memorial service for Mike will be held in Calgary on Sunday, October 5 ( for more info contact (firstname.lastname@example.org). A second Memorial service will be held later in October in Nelson, BC for the Kootenay folks who are unable to attend in Calgary. This service will be announced at a later date in the Nelson Star and on Mike’s facebook. A memorial service was also held in the Philippines by his many friends there, and the orphanage that Mike built in the Philippines will be named after him in memoriam.
We love you, Mikey. Your tragic and untimely death is a great loss, not just to those of us who knew and loved you, but to this whole world where you have already accomplished so much good in your short life.