Wayne W. Engel 1934-2019
Wayne W. Engel
Wayne W. Engel, 84, of Medford, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Thedacare Regional Hospital in Appleton. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 18 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church with Pastor Richard Russow officiating. Burial will follow at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II. Visitation will take place at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.
Wayne was born in Cochrane to Wallace and Luella (Heuer) Engel on Nov. 30, 1934. He attended Medford Area Senior High. Following graduation, Wayne enlisted in the Army National Guard. After his service, Wayne obtained his teacher’s license and taught grade school for nine years. On Dec. 30, 1955 he married Carol and she survives. Wayne owned and operated Medford Millwork before retiring at 65. He was a member of Medford Curling Club and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In addition to his wife, Wayne is survived by his children, Jayne Engel, Mark (Milissa) Engel and Jill Storch; and grandchildren, Robert Stieber, Sara (Craig) Stieber-Amundson, Mike, Carolyn and Julia Storch and Jason and Larissa Engel.
Wayne was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Russell, Don and Monion.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Wayne’s name may be given to the church.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com.