ARGUT – Helmut Elmo Argut passed away suddenly in Brooks on Tuesday, Jan 17th, at the age of 36 years. He was born in Wizkow, Germany, coming to Canada in 1951 to the Gem district, where he worked on various farms and also in the Bassano district.
Mr Argut returned to Germany in 1957, bringing his wife and children to Canada. They settled in the Rainier district the same year where he farmed until his sudden death.
Surviving are his wife, Margaret of Rainier; two sons Elmo and Bert. also of Rainier. The remainder of the family, his brothers and sisters, are in Germany, but no other relatives in Canada.
Services were held Friday, Jan 20th at 2 p.m. in the BrooksUnitedChurch with Rev. Leonard Ling officiating. Interment was in the Brooks Cemetery, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home.
Brooks Bulletin January 26,1961 Roll 14 Image 266