Howard A. Engler,
78, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 at the Illinois Veterans Home in LaSalle, Ill.
Born Aug. 5, 1931 in Princeton, he was
the son of James P. and Elizabeth (Miller) Engler.
He married Margaret Aukland
in Magnolia on March 7, 1959.
He attended high school in Princeton before joining the U.S. Army. He served in the
Signal Corp. during the Korean War. He owned and operated an appliance repair
shop in Wenona. He also served as supervisor of EvansTownship for 10 years. He was a member of the Wenona
Masonic Lodge and Wenona American Legion. He
received his high school diploma from WenonaHigh School in 1959.
Survivors include son, Howard Alan Engler of Wenona; and one
He was preceded in death by his parents;
wife, Margaret in 2003; three sisters; and one brother.
Funeral services will be at Friday at Hurst Funeral Home in Wenona with the Rev. Ivy Silas officiating. Burial will
be in WenonaCemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home and from until the service hour on Friday.