Friday, June 26th, 2009
A. Eugene Engel
A. Eugene Engel, 81, 503 E. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta, died at 2:18 p.m. June 24, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born July 20, 1927, in St. Marys to Alvin H. and Novella C. Lipp Engel. On June 27, 1953, he married Shirley M. Meier, who survives.
Other survivors are a brother, Don (Sylvia) Engel, St. Marys; a brother-in-law, Leroy (Hilda) Meier, Mount Healthy; a sister-in-law, Lois (Don) Winerberg, Cincinnati; and a caregiver, Dave (Charlene) Curry, Wapakoneta.
He retired from the Wapakoneta Machine Company where he worked for 40 years as a machine/grinder operator. He also sold automobiles many years for the L.E. Brandt and Sons dealership in Wapakoneta. He was a 1945 graduate of Memorial High School, St. Marys. He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, St. Marys, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge, Brand's Lake Fishing Club and Veterans of Foreign Wars, all in Wapakoneta.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Drummond officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.