Engel, Robert H.
Robert H. Engel, age 79, of 2430 5th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Riverview Hospital, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Funeral Services are 11:00 AM Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Chaplain Kristi Kleinbeck will officiate. Visitation will be at Ritchay Funeral Home on Saturday from 9:00-11:00 AM.
Robert was born December 14, 1933 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI to Howard and Nettie (Miller) Engel. He married Mary Ann Hamilton on September 12, 1953 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Robert was employed at King Henry Grocery Store in Wisconsin Rapids and then at the Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools retiring as the custodial supervisor after 25 years of employment.
Robert was a member of the Grand Rapids Lions Club and was involved with the Little Britches Rodeo.
Robert is survived by his wife, Mary Ann; two daughters, Suzanne (Grant) Gadsky of Wisconsin Rapids, WI and Becki (Mark) Mischnick of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Todd) Theune, Jenyll (Ryan Smits) Gadsky, Jaeke Gadsky and Emma Mischnick; three great grandchildren, Matthew Theune, Mason Theune and Hunter Smits; one sister, Patsy Vargas of Milwaukee, WI and also survived by Bill Zeman of Wisconsin Rapids, WI.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, grandmother, Ethel Hamilton and brothers and sisters in law, Roberta (David) Luedtke, Jack Hamilton, Richard Hamilton and Boots (Sonny) Reuter.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be designated to the Wood County Humane Society.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune from Oct. 30 to Oct. 31, 2013