Ardis (Brintzenhofe) GilbertJuly 6, 1921 ~ April 9, 2017 (age 95)
Ardis Gilbert, 95, of Berne, IN passed away April 9, 2017 at Swiss Village in Berne. Ardis was born in Wells County on July 6, 1921 to the late Walter and Lela (Johnson) Brintzenhofe. On February 17, 1945, Ardis married Ermal L. Gilbert. He preceded her in death November 26, 1994.
Ardis was a member of the former Decatur Wesleyan Church. She was a member and past President of Happy Homemakers and a member of the Decatur Wesleyan Church Missionary Society.
Ardis is survived by a son, John (Gwen) Gilbert of Decatur; two daughters, Janis (Jim) Biberstein of Geneva and Jean “Hoody” Gilbert of Austin, TX; a daughter-in-law, Sue Gilbert of Decatur; 6 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, James A. “Jim” Gilbert on August 7, 2013; two sisters, Helen Gilbert and Pauline Haggard and a great granddaughter, Katelyn Gilbert in 2007.
Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017 also at the funeral home, with visitation one prior to the service, 9-10:00 a.m. Pastor Chris Thurow will be officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.
Memorials are to ACCF Katelyn Gilbert Scholarship.
ACCF Katelyn Gilbert Scholarship
Decatur IN 46733