DEFIANCE – John "Jack" Justus Englehart Jr., 59, of Defiance, died Saturday, Dec. 29 at The Laurels Nursing Home in Defiance after a lengthy illness.

He was born May 12, 1959 in Paulding to John and Mary Jane (Chester) Englehart.

He had been employed by Chief Supermarket in Paulding and Delphos, Prudential and Shisler Insurance Agency in Paulding.

He is survived by wife Nancy (Kahle) Englehart of Defiance; parents John and Mary Jane Englehart, Paulding; sons Nicholas (Angie) Englehart, Defiance and Ian Englehart, Bryan; sister Lynda (Richard) Ringler, Paulding; brother Mark (Roberta) Englehart, Antwerp; and grandchildren Andrew and Leyna Englehart.

No services are planned. Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance is handling arrangements.