|Date Of Birth:||January 12, 1956|
|Date Of Death:||April 1, 2011|
|Service Date:||Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at St. Paul's Catholic Center|
John Patrick (JP) Elbert, age 55, retired businessman from Kansas City Mo., a resident of Bloomington since 2001, died at Bloomington Hospital on Friday, April 1, 2011, following a courageous battle with liver disease. He was born January 12, 1956, in Kansas City, Mo., to Mary F. and the late John J. Elbert. He graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, in 1974. Mr. Elbert attended Kansas University and the University of Missouri-Kansas City and graduated from Indiana University, School of Business, Bloomington, IN, 1981. He was a volunteer at Bloomington Hospital in the Chaplain’s Office. John is survived by his mother, Mary; two sisters, Cee Elbert, Hana HI; and Joan Brandes, Boise, ID. He is further survived by a niece (Iomi Patten), and two nephews (Abel Patten and Nile Sarkisian). In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Janet P. Elbert. A Funeral Mass for John Patrick Elbert will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, at St. Paul’s Catholic Center, 1413 East 17th Street, Bloomington, IN. Father Robert Sims will officiate. A reception will be held at the the church following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that friends donate memorial funds in his name to a charity of their choice. We would like to thank all of the staff of Bloomington Hospital and in particular John Vander Zee for his help and support.