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Harry A. Gellenbeck
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1903
Carrington
Foster County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1986
Plainfield
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA

Obituary published in the Lafayette Journal & Courier on Wed. January 8, 1986.

Harry A. Gellenbeck, 82, a long-time resident, died early Tuesday in Clarks Creek Healthcare Center, Plainfield. He was born April 2, 1903 in Carrington, N.D. He came to Lafayette in 1910 (this date is incorrect, it should be 1916) where he lived until moving to Indianapolis in 1952. He was a home building contractor for AHM Graves Co. in Indianapolis from 1952-1962. Mr. Gellenbeck was a member of Church of God in Lafayette and Isaak Walton League. Surviving are his widow, the former Talapha Aldred; a son, Ron Gellenbeck of Indianapolis; three daughters, Kathy Whetzel of Hartford City, Mary Gibson of Missouri, and Gladys Averett of Lousisana; four step-children, Fred Truesdell, Time Truesdell, Naomi Hutsell and Judy Black all of Indianapolis; a brother Hughy Gellenbeck of Lafayette; and two sisters, Tillie VanMeter of Colfax and Dorothy Flack of Lafayette.

Funeral Notice: Gellenbeck, Harry A. Calling 3-8 pm today, Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield. Graveside service, 1 pm Thursday, Spring Vale Cemetery, Lafayette. Surviving are 63 grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Parents: August and Anna Gellenbeck
Siblings: Mamie Lucille, Matilda (Tillie) Mae, Alice Irene, Richard, Oscar Leslie, Ila Christena, Dorothy, Louie, Hugh G. (Bud) and Elisabeth (Babe)
Married: Gladys Irene Brant on May 12, 1926 in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, IN. She passed away May 6, 1947 at age 37. He then remarried to Talapha Aldred.
 
 
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 Parents:
  August Carl Gellenbeck (1870 - 1956)
  Anna Belle Dexter Gellenbeck (1875 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Irene Brant Gellenbeck (1909 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Harry Dempsey Gellenbeck (1927 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda Mae Gellenbeck VanMeter (1897 - 1994)*
  Dick Gellenbeck (1900 - 1920)*
  Harry A. Gellenbeck (1903 - 1986)
  Oscar Lesley Gellenbeck (1905 - 1984)*
  Dorothy E. Gellenbeck Flack (1909 - 2005)*
  Ila Christena Gellenbeck Segal (1909 - 1969)*
  Louie Gellenbeck (1911 - 1968)*
  Hugh Dexter Gellenbeck (1913 - 2002)*
  Elizabeth Gellenbeck Hilt (1916 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Vale Cemetery
Lafayette
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Patricia Brinson Madison
Record added: Jan 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6106385
Harry A. Gellenbeck
Added by: familyroots04
 
Harry A. Gellenbeck
Added by: familyroots04
 
Harry A. Gellenbeck
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Added by: William Taber
 
 
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Plot Sec 12 a Lot 60
- familyroots04
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
Rest in peace, Great Uncle Harry. Lois
- Lois Thompson
 Added: Jun. 5, 2010
 
 
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