Trudy J. Filbert, 73, passed away December 16, 2021, at Goshen Hospital. She was born April 7, 1948, in Elkhart to William G. & Pauline (White) Shelly.
On November 5, 1966, in Elkhart she married Michael Lee Filbert; he preceded her in death on May 3, 2004. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Thomas Shelly.
Surviving are 3 daughters, Amy (Jeffrey) Perry of Indianapolis, Ann (Jared) Bradt of Lacey, Washington, Emily (Ira) Coltrin of Benson, Utah, 3 sons, Jason (Annette) Filbert of New Paris, IN, Joshua (Gena) Filbert of Pensacola, FL, Michael W. (Dana) Filbert of Elkhart, 22 grandchildren, 2 sisters, Orlue Barnes of Elkhart and Linda (John) Yeater of Michigan.
Trudy was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Elkhart 2nd Ward. Her faith was very important to her, and she was sealed at the Logan Temple on July 7, 1970. Trudy also enjoyed doing genealogy, gardening and loved her dog, Ozzie and her family.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3415 Pleasant Plain Ave, Elkhart, IN 46517. The service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at the church. Burial will follow in Prairie Street Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Lung Association.
Waterman-Westbrook Clouse Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.