Obit: Engel, Velva A. (1941 - 2015)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Babler, Bach, Carl, Engel, Gamillo, Jung, Okane, Schaperkoetter, Tendeland

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 3/30/2015

Engel, Velva A. (Bach) (1 MAR 1941 - 29 MAR 2015)

Velva A. Engel, age 74, of Abbotsford, passed away on Sunday, March 29, 2015 in a traffic Accident.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church in Stetsonville, WI. Reverend James Babler will officiate. Burial will be held in Saint Peter Lutheran Cemetery in the Town of McMillan. Family and friends are welcome from 9:00 AM until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is entrusted with the arrangements.

Velva was born on March 1, 1941 the daughter of Harold and Agnes (Carl) Bach in Marshfield, WI. She was united in marriage to Walter Engel on September, 3 1960 in Milwaukee, WI. He preceded her in death on February 5, 2015. They moved to Abbotsford, WI in 1971.

Velva enjoyed shopping. Everything from shopping from magazines, to finding a good deal at a garage sale. During her free time she enjoyed reading. Velva never missed her grandchildren's ballgames. She was their number one fan.

Velva is survived by two children: Walter J. Engel Jr., Salem, OR, Debera Schneider, Racine, WI, grandson; Shawn Tendeland, Oconomowoc, special family: Manuel (Candi) Gamillo, Manny Jr., Sarah and Fransisco Gamillo, sister; Janet (Jerry) Okane of Madison; a sister-in-law; Kathy Bach of Chili and a brother; James Bach of Stratford. She is further by two sister-in-laws: Darlene Schaperkoetter and Sharon (Charles) Jung of Mascoutah, IL and a brother-in-law August (Margarett) Engel of Alaska, three nieces and two nephews and 6 great-nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; Walter, her parents, Walter parents, and two brothers.



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