Louise M. Engstrom
Louise M. Engstrom, 92, of Cranford passed away peacefully at home April 4, 2018 surrounded by family.
Born Feb 22 in Elizabeth to Frank & Louise Buettner, she was a graduate of Battin High & Berkeley Secretarial School. She worked at Swedish Iron & Steel in NY before marrying her husband Harold in 1950.
She was a former active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth where she sang in the choir for 65 years. She joined Calvary Lutheran in 2006 where she was active in the shawl ministry.
She was also active & volunteered in the Spadenhoe Garden Club, PTA, Trustee of the Cranford Historical Society, Liberty Hall Museum, and Mobile Meals.
As a charter member of the Cranford Swim Club, she enjoyed the water and the Jersey shore, with family and friends. She had a strong faith and enjoyed life.
She is survived by three loving children Harold his wife Susan, Louise her husband Mark Burkhardt, David his wife Sonia, grandchildren Sarah, Brian, Lisa, & Kevin.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to:
Calvary Lutheran Church 108 Eastman St Cranford Or Cranford Historical Society
38 Springfield Ave Cranford.
Visitation will be on Sunday from 4 to 8 pm at Gray Memorial Funeral Home, Cranford. Funeral services are 10 am Monday at Calvary Lutheran Church, with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery.