September 16, 2013

John R. Engel

John Robert Engel, age 90 of Lincoln passed away September 16, 2013.  He was born April 1, 1923 in Grand Island, Nebraska to Fred and Katy (Krott) Engel.  On February 22, 1942 John married Alberta Richardson in Grand Island, Nebraska.  John served in the U.S. Army during WWII, spending over one year in Europe with Battery A, 555th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion and at the end of the war with the U.S. Army military police.  He was a member of  the First Christian Church and the IUPAT local 0573.  John had a 30 year career as a glazier with Cooks Paint & Glass contractors.

Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Susan Engel of Lincoln and Mike and Bonnie Engel of Lincoln.  7 Grandchildren, 5 Great grandchildren.  Nieces and Nephews.  He is preceded in death by his wife, Alberta; their daughter, Linda S. Engel (Wentz).  Sisters, Marie Hope, Molie Engel, Irina Koch, Esther Christensen and Bernice Engel.  Brother, Henry Engel and his parents.

Services will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Wyuka Funeral Home.  Inurnment will be at Wyuka Cemetery.  No viewing or visitation, John’s wishes were to be cremated.

Memorials may be left for the Alzheimers Association or the American Heart Association.

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  1. Thinking of you and extending our sympathies.


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