Wallace H "Wally" Helber
Two Instructors Honored at CMA
|The second of Culver's pending retiress, Mr. Wallace Helber, has been
associated with the Academies since 1956.
A graduate of Southeast Missouri State College (1941) he earned his master's degree in education
from the University of Missouri in 1955 and an MARY degree in earth sciences from Indiana University i
in 1968. Poet graduate credit include those earned at the American Iniveristy, the University of
North Carolina, Denver University and Earlham College.
Helber has been a teacher of chemistry, geology, astronomy, and biology at Culver and in his spare
time, has established himself, as well, as an accomplished organic gardener.
In 1969. he was a contributing author to Chemistry: Experimental Foundations, a secondary
school textbook published by Prentice-Hall. Inc., whose writing team was headed by Dr. Robert
W. Parry of the University of Michigan.
||Name: Wallace H Helber |
Birth: 21 Jun 1914 - Bonne Terre, St. Francois County, Missouri
Death: 10 May 1999 - Culver, Marshall, Indiana
Parents: John Wesley Helber, Lena Horton
Retired science instructor Wallace Helber died May 10, 1999, in Culver, Indiana. He was 84
Mr. Helber came to Culver in 1956 from Bonne Terre, Mo.
He taught chemistry, geology, astronomy and biology, retiring in 1979 as a master instructor after
He was a contributing author to "Chemistry: Experimental Foundation", s secondary school textbook
published by Prentice Hall Inc.
A musician and an accomplished organic gardner, Mr. Helber also served as director of
Woodcraft Nature study.
He was a graduate of SOutheast Missouri Stat Colllege, received his master's degree from the
University of Maryland, and a master's of arts in teaching from Indiana University. Mr. Helber did
post-graduate work at The American University, the University of North Carolina, University of
Denver and Earlham Collegge.
He was a veteran of the Army Signal Corps, serving in the Pacific Theater from 1941-45.
Mr. Helber is survived hy his wife Phyllis, three daughters Susan Helber of Atlanta, Janet Parper and
Vicki Helber both of Bloomington, Ind.; and three brothers, John of Culver, Charles of Raytown, Mo.
and Joesph in Maryland.