Gilbert, Galen

GALEN GILBERT of Columbia City, Indiana, 86, father-in-law to Pastor Elizabeth Gilbert of Plainfield UMC, died Sunday, August 18, 2019, in his home.

Visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 p.m., August 22, at DeMoney-Grimes, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., August 23, at the funeral home.

Galen is survived by his wife, Julia Gilbert; sons, David E. (Sally) Gilbert, Larry D. (Sharon) Gilbert, Michael W. (Elizabeth) Gilbert, and James L. (Shannon) Gilbert; and host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice 931 E 86th Suite #208, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Condolences may be shared with Pastor Elizabeth Gilbert and family, 601 Raymond Street Plainfield, IN 46168.

More on the life and legacy of Galen Gilbert may be found on the funeral home website.



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