Elizabeth Alene Hilbrich (nee Mengel)
Sallie Gucwa

CROWN POINT, IN - Elizabeth Alene Hilbrich (nee Mengel), age 95, of Crown Point, formerly of Hammond, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Betty was born on May 28, 1922, in Hammond to the late William and Hazel (nee Putt) Mengel.

She is survived by her two sons, Howard (Joan) Hilbrich and Ronald (Pauline Martinez) Hilbrich; two granddaughters, Courtney (Daniel) Markovich and Brittany (Jordan Sekulovski) Hilbrich; one sister, Mary Lee Selsor; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy ('Bud') Hilbrich; sister, Dorothea Norton; and brother, Bill Mengel.

Betty worked for Clarence Huber at Huber Funeral Home in Hammond and cherished the opportunity to assist families during visitations and services. She and Bud enjoyed their time at Bruce Lake, their winters in Tucson, Arizona, and frequent trips to the Stardust in Las Vegas. Betty also enjoyed organizing a good garage sale.

Cremation Services entrusted to GEISEN FUNERAL, CREMATION & RECEPTION CENTRE, CROWN POINT, IN.

Betty and Bud will be laid to rest together at Elmwood Cemetery in Hammond, IN. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017, at 11:00 AM directly at Elmwood Cemetery, 1413 169th St., Hammond, IN 46324.

The family would like to thank the staffs at St. Anthony Assisted Living and Nursing Home for their care and compassion over the last several years.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to SHARE Foundation, PO Box 400, Rolling Prairie, IN 46371, would be appreciated.

For information, to view directions or sign Betty's online guestbook:

219-663-2500

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