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Herman John Engel

April 7, 1930 - October 30, 2017

Herman John Engel, 87, of Reading, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his home. He was born April 7, 1930 to Maria Engel in Detroit. Herman married Mary Schneider on June 14, 1952 and she survives.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and enjoyed farming.

In addition to his wife, Mary, Herman is survived by daughter, Kathryn (Jeffrey) Pifer of Cambria; sons, Thomas (Carol) Engel of Reading, Mark (Doris) Engel of Washtenaw County, John (Jani) Engel of Jackson, David (Jane) Engel of Reading and James (Marnie) Engel of Havelock, North Carolina; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren.

Herman was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters and two brothers.

A funeral mass for Herman John Engel will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Hillsdale with Father David Reamsnyder officiating. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery in Ann Arbor. The family will receive friends for visitation on Thursday, November 2 from 5-8 at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Reading.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Hillsdale County or Michigan Heart Association.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Reading.



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Friday, November 3, 2017
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St. Anthony Catholic Church
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St Thomas Catholic Cemetery
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