Thursday, October 30, 2014


Englehart (AP)
Geraldine M. Englehart

Posted on Sept. 8, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Feb. 11, 1916 - Sept. 7, 2013

ELKHART — Geraldine “Dutch” M. Englehart, 97, of Elkhart, passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Eastlake Nursing Home in Elkhart.

Geraldine was born Feb. 11, 1916, in Stroh, to the late Otto B. and Elizabeth (Lower) Ullery. On Aug. 18, 1934, Geraldine married Kenneth R. Englehart in South Bend. Geraldine and Kenneth were married for 47 years. Kenneth died on Aug. 12, 1982, just six days prior to celebrating their 48th wedding anniversary together.

Geraldine is survived by two sons, Michael D. (Kathi) Englehart of Granger and Kenneth D. Englehart of Edwardsburg, Mich. Geraldine was a grandmother to four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Geraldine was preceded in death by a daughter, Marilyn Kadlec; four sisters, Wilmetta Hunt, Alberta Smith, Hazel Hamilton and Juanita Burk; and five brothers, Duane Ullery, Otto Ullery Jr., John Ullery, Harold Ullery and Robert Ullery.

Geraldine was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking for her family. She was a past member of the Eastern Star 267 of Mishawaka.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Bubb Funeral Chapel, 3910 N. Main St., Mishawaka.

Entombment will take place in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens with no graveside service at the family’s request.