Helback Family added

grandpagustfishingThis is Grandpa Gust!  He was known as a great fisherman!  He loved to fish on Burntside Lake up in Northern Minnesota!

Gust Johan Helbacka Born: 17 FEB 1903 in Ely, Minnesota; Death: 10 APR 1995 in Duluth Minnesota.

He married 18 JUL 1928 to Lulu Alina Kultala. They have 3 children. Pat, Myron and Jerry.

Grandpa Gust is 1 0f 5 children born to Elias Heikki Eliass Helpakka and Anna Kaisa Kaatiala.  Victor, born: 18 August 1885; Sofia, born: 24 August 1887; Tynne, born: 14 May 1897; and Anna Matilda born: 14 MAY 1897 died: 14 MAY 1897 in Finland. Grandpa Gust is the only child born in Minnesota USA.

Helback Index of Names

PDF file Helback Surnames


Quiet Magic by Sam Cook

Here is a link to the chapter about my Grandpa Gust!