AARON NOBLE ENGELHARDT
JULY 12, 1974 - MARCH 13, 2014
Aaron Noble passed away unexpectedly at his home in Oakdale the morning of March 13, 2014.
Aaron was born on July 12, 1974 in Modesto. He was son to William and Susan Engelhardt and to Lois and Rex Holm. He was proud father to Austin Tyler Engelhardt and loving brother to Kris Adams, Jennifer and Rob Engelhardt, Dana Holm, and Noelle Tomlinson. He was loved by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and grandmother. He was Bubba and playmate to Jayden and Jace.
Aaron graduated from Beyer High School in 1992. He attended Modesto Junior College before entering the United States Air Force in 1995. He served four years as an Intelligence Analysis in Japan and Georgia. Upon his return he continued his education and received his Associate of Arts degree in Administration of Justice from Modesto Junior College in 2002 and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from Chapman University in 2005.
He was hired by Linden Unified School District as a Special Education teacher in 2007. He completed his Credential at Teachers College San Joaquin in 2009.
Aaron found a home with Linden High School. He soon added coaching to his duties and coached football, basketball, and baseball, all sports he himself had played. He cared deeply about his students and players. He spent countless hours helping them with their studies, encouraged them to always do their best and guided them to many victories.
Aaron was greatly loved and respected by all who knew him and though his passing has broken our hearts his smile lights our way. He is going to be honored by a Celebration of Life held at Linden High School on Wednesday, March 19th at 4:30pm.
In addition, a scholarship fund has been established in his name at Farmers and Merchants Bank. The Fund will provide scholarships to students wishing to participate in sports but are unable to provide the necessary equipment or fees. To donate please request the Aaron Engelhardt Memorial Scholarship Fund Account: # 0476490019. Be sure to leave your name with your donation.
Published in the Modesto Bee from Mar. 18 to Mar. 19, 2014