Dec. 10, 1931 - April 18, 2013
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SOUTH BEND - Thomas Eugene Engle went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, April 18, 2013. He was born December 10, 1931, in Mishawaka, to L.W. Engle & Ethel M. (Starr) Engle. Both preceded him in death in 1964 & 1977 respectively. Surviving are a son, Kevin Engle of Lower Lake, CA, a daughter, Susan (Roland) Huertas of Pacifica, CA. Tom married Francis Engle in 1967; she preceded him in death in 2004. There are 4 step-children, Madelynn, David, Nancy and Michael, as well as many grandchildren and great-grand-children. Also surviving are a brother, Bill (Shirley) Engle of Holland, MI, and a sister, Barbara (Joseph) Gatto of South Bend. Tom grew up in Coldwater, MI, on a family farm, graduated from Coldwater High School in 1949, and served 4 years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. During his retirement he served at LeSea Broadcasting prayer line. Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at Fairview Cemetery Chapel in Mishawaka on Friday, April 26, 2013, at 1:00 pm; interment will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to LeSea Broadcasting prayer line, 61300 S. Ironwood Rd., South Bend, IN 46614. Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Apr. 23, 2013