Gilbert Lengelsen
Gilbert Lengelsen
  • August 16, 1935 - August 14, 2017
  • Panama City, Indiana

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Gilbert Irwin Lengelsen, 81, formerly of Evansville, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017, in Panama City, FL. He was born August 16, 1935, in Evansville to the late Clemens and Crystal (Avra) Lengelsen.

He was a law enforcement officer for 20 years and retired as a lieutenant. Gilbert was an elder of his church, had a great faith in God and read the bible daily. He enjoyed cooking, working on his computer and taking photos and videos of his family. Gilbert had a great sense of humor and was a jokester and prankster. He was a wonderful son, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; generous in heart, and loved his family. He was a hero to many.

Gilbert is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bonnie Keitel Lengelsen; daughters, Ramona (Kim), Robin (Greg) and Rachele; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 18, 2017 at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road, officiated by Rev. Matthew Schilling, with burial in Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may visit Friday from 1:00 p.m. to service time at the funeral home.

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