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Evelyn Engbert

December 26, 1926 December 3, 2006
Evelyn Engbert
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Obituary for Evelyn Engbert
German Valley - Evelyn Engbert, 79, of German Valley, died Sunday evening, December 3, 2006, surrounded by her family, in FHN Memorial Hospital, in Freeport. Born December 26, 1926, in Egan, the daughter of Owen and Ada (Kuntzelman) Greiff. She graduated from Leaf River High School in 1944 and then Rockford School of Beauty in 1946. Evelyn married Albert "Jack" Engbert on November 30, 1946 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, in Freeport. She was a beautician at Freeport Beauty Salon for over 20 years. Evelyn enjoyed helping on her son's farm, collecting ceramic ducks and geese. She dearly loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Evelyn is survived by her son, Gary (Sally) Engbert of German Valley, grandchildren, Jodi (Todd) Hollis of German Valley and Michael (Cindy) Engbert of Leaf River, and great-grandchildren, Brooklynn and Brittni Hollis of German Valley and Mackenzie and Jace Engbert of Leaf River.

Evelyn was predeceased by her parents, infant daughter, Gaylene Engbert, and husband, Albert Engbert, in August, 1978.

Funeral Information

Service is at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 2006, in Genandt Funeral Home, 145 Church St., German Valley, with the Rev. Carlton K. Easley, pastor of North Grove Christian Church, in Leaf River, officiating. Burial in North Grove Christian Cemetery, in Leaf River. Visitation 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 6, 2006, in the funeral home.
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