Donald Leo Engel

Donald Leo Engel, age 72, of River Falls, WI passed away on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN as a result of an automobile accident.

Donald was born on September 28, 1944 in River Falls, WI to Leo Peter and Marjorie Anna (Marek) Engel. He graduated from Prescott High School in 1962. On June 24, 1972 Donald married Janine Trowbridge at St. Mary’s Big River Church, River Falls. He hauled milk for over 15 years.
Donald took great pride in his lawn mowing. He also loved to watch the Packers play. His hobbies included hunting, shooting pool on league and he loved his euchre.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Marjorie Engel; sisters, Marlys Denzer, Joanne (Harold) Morrow, Sherry Heins; brothers-in-law, Phil Trowbridge, Mike Candy; grandson, Jordan Engel.
Donald is survived by his wife of 45 years, Janine Engel; daughter, Christine Engel; son, David (Laura) Engel; grandchildren, Josh Herron, Briana Engel; Jessica Herron, Sapphire Engel, Samantha Herron; sister, Nancy Candy; brother, Gene (Vicki) Engel; sisters-in-law, Terry (Dave) Matzek, Wendy Trowbridge; brothers-in-law, Jack Denzer, Brian (Shiela) Trowbridge; numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM on Monday, July 3rd at St. Mary’s Big River Catholic Church, River Falls, WI. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 PM on Sunday, July 2nd also at St. Mary’s Church and 1 hour prior to Mass on Monday. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Big River Catholic Cemetery, River Falls.
Cashman-Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Service of River Falls is assisting the family.


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