Eduard Engelbrecht

Lansing, Michigan

Born January 4, 1929, in Poland, son of the late Gotlieb and Hulda Engelbrecht passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016, at age 87.

Eduard retired from General Motors following 34 years of employment.  He was a longtime member of Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lansing and enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Monika Engelbrecht; 3 children, Jeanette (Steve) Warren, Claus Engelbrecht, and Debbie (Chris) Ruby; 7 grandchildren, Tyler and Alyssa Warren, Seth Engelbrecht, Christopher, Justin, Jessica, and Kevin Ruby along with many nieces and nephews in Germany. Eduard was preceded in death by his brother, John and his sisters, Emma and Johanna.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with the Rev. Paul J. Lindloff officiating.  Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Lansing.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at Noon.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in memory of Eduard, to Emanuel First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1001 N. Capitol, Lansing, Michigan 48906.

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Dave and Carol Schafer
January 18, 2016 at 3:53 pm

Dear Monika, Debb, Jeanette and Claus,
Dave and I have such fond memories of our years on Avalon Street and we were blessed to have such amazing neighbors in Ed and Monika! My children have great memories of amazing baked goods and fresh produce being delivered from across the street that has me wondering why did we ever move. 🙂
Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this most difficult time.
“May the Angels welcome you to paradise, may the martyrs greet you on your way, may you see the face of the Lord this day. Alleluia, Alleluia”

Love and prayers
Dave and Carol Schafer


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