Dec. 24, 1917 - Nov. 7, 2013
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KOONTZ LAKE - Floyd W. Engle, 95, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013, in his home. Mr. Engle was born December 24, 1917, in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Homer and Marie (Johnson) Engle, and lived in the area for 36 years, coming from Harvey, IL. On March 23, 1941, in Mt. Ayers, IN, he was married to the former Irene Cisson, who preceded him in death on January 11, 2005. He was also preceded in death by his parents, and great-granddaughter, Kaley Irene Peterson. Survivors include one daughter, Janice (John) Palkovich of Koontz Lake; two granddaughters, Amy (Brian) Jackson of South Bend and Sara (Shannon) Peterson of North Liberty; one great-grandson, Eli Floyd Jackson; and one sister, Alice Nedoff of Portage. Mr. Engle was a retired employee of Allis Chalmers of Harvey, IL. He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church of Donaldson and a U.S. Army veteran of WW II, serving as a member of the 99th Infantry Division Association. He was also a member of the Walkerton American Legion Post #189. Funeral services will be Monday, Veterans Day, November 11, 2013, at 12 noon (Eastern Time) at Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Donaldson, with Pastor Dennis Wenzel officiating. Burial will follow at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery where he will be given Military Graveside Honors. Friends may call Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET at Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel, and Monday at the church one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 112 S. Center St., Plymouth, IN 46563. To leave online condolences, go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.
Rannells Funeral Home - Koontz Lake Chapel
7984 North State Road 23 Walkerton, IN 46574
Published in South Bend Tribune on Nov. 9, 2013