Engelhardt, Vera, Bridgeport, Michigan


Passed away Thursday, July 12, 2012 at her home; age 91 years. Vera Biermann was born on October 22, 1920 in Frankenmuth, MI to the late Ernest and Caroline Biermann. She was married to George Engelhardt in 1939; he predeceased her on March 26, 2000. Vera was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Surviving are a son and a daughter, Ernest (Mary Jo) Engelhardt of Bridgeport, MI and Joann (Ty) Smith of Fenton, MI; grandchildren, Kristyn (Richard) Geiser, Keith (Patti) Engelhardt, Mark (Anna) Bryce, Marcie (Marc) Brock, Misty (Jody) Bonnau; great grandchildren, Brandon Engelhardt, Abbey Reimer, Stacie and Brandon Geiser, Eric and Leah Bryce, Madeline and Preston Brock, Zachary, Drake and Juliana Bonnau; sisters-in-law Thelma Biermann, Martha Biermann, Lydia (Eugene) Dinse, Donna Cline; brother-in-law, Donald Engelhardt and many nieces and nephews. Vera was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Alvin Bierman, and Wallace Biermann. Funeral services will take place on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth, 590 N. Franklin St. Rev. Joel Willitz and Rev. Kyle Madson will officiate with burial in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. Vera’s family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Southern Care Hospice, or Bridgeport Gun Club. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family at www.cederbergfh.com.