John I. Verhelst, 68, of Mesa, Ariz., died Oct. 31, 2000, in Mesa. He was born March 17, 1932, in Royal Oak, Mich. He was in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce since 1976.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Verhelst of Mesa; daughters Susan Shill and Terri Scheinuck; son, Jack Verhelst; stepson, Brent Gruver; sister, Joan Lynd; brother, David Verhelst; and six grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Friday, Nov. 3) at Meldrum Mortuary. Inurnment will be at the City of Mesa Cemetery following the services.
Arrangements were handled by Meldrum Mortuary, Mesa.