Harold “Hap” Engelkamp MSgt USAF (Ret)

Engelkamp, Harold J. “ Hap”, MSgt USAF (Ret)


August 9, 1936 – February 10, 2018

Age 81

Hap was born on August 9, 1936 in Cincinnati, Ohio.   He served in the United States Air Force for 22 years. After retiring, he earned a business degree from Bellevue College. He spent the next 20 years working at several Bellevue banks. He loved Bellevue calling it hometown. He dedicated his time to serving on Bellevue’s City Council, Planning Commission, Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and many other community organizations. He was an avid golfer, loved spending time with his family and, of course, cheering on the Huskers. On February 10, 2018 Hap entered into eternal rest surrounded by his loving Family.

Survived by wife of 61 years Beverly; sons: Kevin (Cindy), Keith (Gretchen), Kerry (Sandy); daughter Kelly Niemier (Tracy); 14  grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sister Sharon Walker (Larry); brothers; Gary Engelkamp (Kathy) & Kim, many loving relatives & friends.

Preceded in death by parents Harold & Dorothy Engelkamp; mother-in-law Viva Chestnut; brother-in-law Bob Chestnut, sister-in-law Marilyn Roberts.

Visitation Thursday, February 15 from 5-7 pm; Wake Service  at 7 pm at St. Mary Catholic Church, Bellevue.

Funeral Service Friday, February 16 at 10:30 am at St. Mary Catholic Church

Interment Bellevue Cemetery

Military Honors provided by Offutt Air Force Base Honor Guard


  • Pat and Cyndee McVay Posted February 12, 2018 8:01 pm

    Kerry, Sandy and Family ~ our sympathy and prayers are with your family,
    Pat and Cyndee McVay

  • Kim R Engelkamp Posted February 12, 2018 8:28 pm

    Love you my brother. You will be missed

  • Debby Marwick Moore Posted February 13, 2018 7:11 pm

    Beverly, I am so sorry for your loss. Hap was a wonderful man and it was a privilege to work for him so many years ago. God bless you and your family.

  • James v danauskas (Danny) Posted February 15, 2018 9:11 am

    Soo sorry for your loss, “Hap” and I worked together in SAC. Great times and great guy. God has gotten a great helper.

  • Jim White Posted February 15, 2018 12:36 pm

    As a young banker at First national Bank in the 1970’s Hap was a great mentor and friend. I am a better person for having known Hap,as are the huge number of others he came in contact with. A life well lived!! jim White

  • Bob Hohler Posted February 15, 2018 4:54 pm

    Enjoyed working with you back in the SAC days in the command center. Godspeed,

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