Mitchell John Engelhart

12/20/1949 — 01/21/2014

From Benton, City, WA, US | Born in Prosser, WA

Mitchell John Engelhart

Mitch was born December 20, 1949 in Prosser, WA to Everett and Vita Maria Engelhart. He lived most of his life in Benton City and graduated from Kiona-Benton High School in 1968.

Mitch is survived by his wife, Carol; brothers, Vic Terri, Everett Gwen; Keith Paxton; sister, Vita Vickerman; daughters, Norma Harris Robert, Melissa Engelhart RJ, Dawn Quackenbush and Dana Marr; son, Timothy Chantina Powell; 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Kayla, Cameron, Lynsey, Ashley and little Cameron; and 3 great grandchildren, Kael, Gabrielle and Anthony; nieces, Theresa Bowron, Debbie Vetter, Michelle Swaney and Nicole DeRousie; nephews, Verlin Henson, Dean Henson and Robbie Engelhart; numerous great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. Mitch also leaves his beloved dog Jake.

Mitch worked in maintenance at the Kiona-Benton School District for 27 years and had many good friends there. He enjoyed the cribbage and the camaraderie during his lunchtime visits.

Mitchell John Engelhart passed away January 21, 2014 after a long and hard fought battle to receive a new heart at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, WA.

A memorial will be held Feb. 1st at 1 pm at the Sandberg Event Center in West Richland. The service will be followed by a graveside service at Evergreen Cemetery in Benton City.

In lieu of flowers you may donate at any HAPO Credit Union in Mitchell Engelhart's name, to help with medical and after care expenses.

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  • I love you with my entire being. I know you will only be a memory away.

    Carol Engelhart
    November 4, 2014
    Benton, City, WA, United, States
  • we love you dad.

    tim and chantina powell
    November 4, 2014
    benton, city, WA, Us
  • our thoughts will be with you

    jerry&nora zehner
    November 4, 2014
    sodus, MI, berrien
  • The best brother in law he had such a kind and loving heart.Will be mised by everyone who new him. LOVE YOU MITCH

    Charlie &Linda Ratliff
    November 4, 2014
    SODUS, MI, Berrien
  • I will always smile when I think of my Dad…He was the best thing to ever happen to Mom and us Kids. It’s going to be hard to handle not having him here…But knowing how Wonderful he was and how much he was loved by so many…well, that will help me as the days go on, and I will be so Proud To say that He was My DAD!

    Dawncricket Quackenbush
    November 4, 2014
    West, Richland, WA, USA
  • I am so sorry for your loss.

    Teresa Hall
    November 4, 2014
    Benton, City, WA
  • Carol: The world was a better place when Mitch was a part of it. He will be remembered and missed by all who knew him. Chuck and I send you our heartfelt sympathy and sincere condolences.

    Patty Walton
    November 4, 2014
    Kennewick, WA, USA
  • Love my dad and he will forever be with me and I am also sorry for this loss for my whole family! He loved all of us and will now be watching over all us from above. Love you Carol and thank you for being my dads biggest cheerleader! He loved you more than anything!

    Missy Engelhart
    November 4, 2014
    Ione, WA, USA
  • I love you with my entire being. I know you will only be a memory away.

    Carol Engelhart
    November 4, 2014
    Benton, City, WA, United, States
  • we love you dad.

    tim and chantina powell
    November 4, 2014
    benton, city, WA, Us
  • our thoughts will be with you

    jerry&nora zehner
    November 4, 2014
    sodus, MI, berrien
  • The best brother in law he had such a kind and loving heart.Will be mised by everyone who new him. LOVE YOU MITCH

    Charlie &Linda Ratliff
    November 4, 2014
    SODUS, MI, Berrien
  • I will always smile when I think of my Dad…He was the best thing to ever happen to Mom and us Kids. It’s going to be hard to handle not having him here…But knowing how Wonderful he was and how much he was loved by so many…well, that will help me as the days go on, and I will be so Proud To say that He was My DAD!

    Dawncricket Quackenbush
    November 4, 2014
    West, Richland, WA, USA
  • I am so sorry for your loss.

    Teresa Hall
    November 4, 2014
    Benton, City, WA
  • Carol: The world was a better place when Mitch was a part of it. He will be remembered and missed by all who knew him. Chuck and I send you our heartfelt sympathy and sincere condolences.

    Patty Walton
    November 4, 2014
    Kennewick, WA, USA
  • Love my dad and he will forever be with me and I am also sorry for this loss for my whole family! He loved all of us and will now be watching over all us from above. Love you Carol and thank you for being my dads biggest cheerleader! He loved you more than anything!

    Missy Engelhart
    November 4, 2014
    Ione, WA, USA
  • Carol sorry for your loss he was a very nice person and will be greatly missed. Sincerely RJ

    randall justice
    November 4, 2014
    Ione, WA, USA