Christopher Joseph Engelbert
March 8, 1971 – January 1, 2021
Christopher Joseph Engelbert was born on March 8, 1971, in Omaha, Nebraska. Chris is survived by his wife, Dana; daughters, Emma and Zoe; parents, Joe and Judy Engelbert; brother, Brian Engelbert (Daniella); sisters, Kimberly Gates (Lonnie), Kelly Haskell (Paul); grandmother, Eddy Pinger; mother-in-law, Julia Hayworth; father-in-law, Danny Berg (Nancy); many in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Chris attended St Robert Bellarmine School and Creighton Prep High School. Chris and Dana met while both attending University of Nebraska at Omaha and were married in 1996. Chris worked at TD Ameritrade for 21 years.
Chris loved Husker football, soccer, his Harley Davidson motorcycle, Golden Tee, and beach vacations. His greatest pride and joy were his family.
Chris was diagnosed with olfactory neuroblastoma in 2004. He had many recurrences over 16 years, but Chris never complained and kept fighting with courage, dignity, and hope. Chris passed away on January 1, 2021, at home surrounded by his family.
VISITATION: Thursday, January 7th from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm and 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church. VIGIL SERVICE to begin at 7:00 pm. CDC guidelines to be followed.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, January 8th at 11:00 am at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church. INTERNMENT, Forest Lawn Cemetery. CDC guidelines to be followed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Nebraska Cancer Specialists Hope Foundation.
To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service Mass, and Graveside, go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Service” button on the home page.