Rose Mary Englert, 72, Huntingburg

Mary EnglertRose Mary Englert, 72, of Huntingburg, died Wednesday (March 12) at The Timbers of Jasper. She was born in Evansville, September 22, 1941, to Isaac and Otilla (Wilbers) Chandler. She married Melvin Englert April 21, 1963. He died October 28, 1988.

Rose retired from OFS Plant No. 5, where she worked for over 25 years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg and the Women of the Moose in Jasper. She loved playing bingo, listening to the band Starbound, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are one daughter, Sharon McCraney and husband Mark, Long Island, New York; two sons, Mike Englert and wife, Silvia, Quirnheim, Germany, and Virgil Englert and wife Nancy, Jasper; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Shirley Rafferty and Patricia Lindauer, both of Evansville.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Williams.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Moose in Jasper, with burial following at a later date. Refreshments will be served following the service. Fr. Gary Kaiser will be the celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be to the Dubois County Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at

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