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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mardell Jane Englebrecht 1928 - 2006 Lawrence

Funeral services for Mardell Jane Englebrecht, 78, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Christian Church in Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.Mrs. Englebrecht died Saturday, April 22, 2006, at the Royal Terrace Care Facility in Olathe.She was born Feb. 13, 1928, in Eldorado Springs, Mo., the daughter of E. Leland and Margaret June Peake Culbertson. She graduated from Yates Center High School in 1946, attended Emporia State Teachers College for two years and moved to Lawrence in 1958.Mrs. Englebrecht worked at Dillons and was a bookkeeper for J.C. Penney in Lawrence. She was a member of the First Christian Church, the No Name Club, Kaw Valley & Maple Leaf Quilting Guilds, the Cordley PTA and was a volunteer for the Maple Leaf Festival and a Girl Scout leader.She married Dean A. Englebrecht on Sept. 25, 1949, in Yates Center. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Jane Phelps, Lawrence, and Dee Chaffin, Olathe; a sister, Maralyn Guyll, Independence; and four grandchildren.Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the mortuary.