Elmer Engelhardt

Elmer Lee Engelhardt
(October 19, 1929 -
August 28, 2013)

Elmer Engelhardt of Charleston, West Virginia (formerly San Antonio, TX) passed away on August 28, 2013 at the age of 83. He was born October 19, 1929 to William Engelhardt, Sr. and Marguerite Rauch Engelhardt in Sequin, TX. In his early years he grew up on the family farm in the Barbarossa community of Guadalupe County. He graduated High School in Dallas, TX and was an Army Veteran. He was an entrepreneur who ranched and worked in institutional food sales. He was a distributor for Morton Foods (former potato chips and restaurant provisions manufacturer based in Dallas, TX), in the late 50s through 70s serving the rural areas west of Houston including Rosenberg, Sealy, and Hempstead Texas. Later in his career he was employed by Otis Spunkmeyer (cookies) and acted as sales manager of their San Antonio office and was later promoted to Sales Manager for all US military accounts. He also owned a vending service in San Antonio. He was a long time member, Usher, and Greeter at Cornerstone Church of San Antonio. He was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Elvira Behrens, Laurine Ullrich, Monroe Engelhardt, William Engelhardt, Jr., and Virginia Vandeventer. He is survived by his sisters Clydell Witte, LaVernia and Thelma Joslin, Dallas; sister-in-laws Helen Engelhardt and Etta Mae Engelhardt, San Antonio; Daughter Sherry Haar, Misquite TX; Sons and their wives Steven & Sharon Engelhardt, Charleston, WV, and Gregory and Pam Engelhardt, Lancaster, NY; four grandchildren, one great grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Alamo Funeral Chapel, 624 N. Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Alamo Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Fort San Houston National Cemetery.

Funeral Home

Alamo Funeral Chapel
624 N Alamo St San Antonio, TX 78215
(210) 225-5731

Published in Express-News on Sept. 1, 2013