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Obituary for Philip S. Engelhardt
Philip Engelhardt, 86, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the United Pioneer Home in Luck, WI with family at his side.
Phil was born November 28, 1928 in Milwaukee, WI the youngest of three siblings.
He served his country as a Pilot in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict, and later in the Air National Guard. A service career spanning almost 20 years.
He married Dorothy Apel in 1952. Together they had two children, a girl (Gail) and a son (Mark). Their marriage lasted 57 years until Dorothy passed away in 2009.
Philip worked for Wisconsin Electric in Milwaukee. After retiring, he and Dorothy moved to the Luck area to be closer to family, and became members of the Milltown Lutheran Church.
Phil had many hobbies. He enjoyed woodworking, N Scale Model trains, stamp collecting, and clock making to name a few.
He is survived by his daughter, Gail (John) Chartrand; son, Mark (Merlyn) Engelhardt; and a sister, Vivian Rohde. Grandchildren include Bradley (Polly) Chartrand, Andrew (Sarah) Chartrand, Carol Kervina, Eric (Christine) Kervina, Lara Wood, Roshelle Pearson, and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Phil was preceded in death by his parents, Philip and Rose Engelhardt; brother, Carlton Engelhardt; and wife, Dorothy.
A Memorial Service will be held at Milltown Lutheran Church, Milltown, WI on Monday, November 23, 2015 visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Maggie Isaacson officiating. Full Military Honors will be presented at the church following the service.
An online guestbook is available at www.rowefh.com or www.wicremationcenter.com . Arrangements are entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home in Luck, 715-472-2444 and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown, 715-825-5550.