She was born June 2, 1930 to the late Russell Poehlein and Elizabeth (Bolin) Poehlein Snyder.
She was married on November 13, 1953 to Lloyd N. Gengelbach. She retired from General Electric in 1989 after 40 years. A member of Evangelical United Church of Christ, she served on the church council as a secretary, the Woman’s Guild and attended Sunday school. She was also a member of Triple Link and the Columbia Rebekah Lodge 314, where she served as District Deputy for District 34.
Surviving is her son, Paul Gengelbach of Tell City; brothers, David (Donna) Poehlein of Westfield, IN, Frank and Jim (Carolyn) Poehlein, both of Tell City.
Preceding her in death is her husband, Lloyd; an infant son; sisters, Carolyn Sue Wagner and infant Laura Poehlein.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 2:00 PM at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home. Pastor JT Hills will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2:00-8:00 PM at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, with a Rebekah Lodge service at 2:00 PM and Thursday from 1:00PM until service time at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.