Steven James Engels, 51, passed away on Monday September 10, 2007 after a long battle with A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
He was born in Evanston, Illinois on May 24, 1956 and had lived in Owensville since 1986.
He was a devoted husband and father.
Steve was the owner of ANCi and was a well-liked and
highly respected agricultural consultant for over 20 years.
He was an avid outdoorsman, and one of his greatest accomplishments was that he
was able to visit all the contiguous states of the U.S. with his family on summer camping trips. He was also
highly involved in youth programs throughout the county, serving as a coach for
softball, baseball and basketball. He was a long-standing member and past
president of the Gibson County Youth Soccer League, and coached in that
organization for 14 years. He had also been the Gibson Southern High School
Junior Varsity Soccer Coach and Assistant Varsity Coach. In addition, he served
as a leader for Owensville Boy Scout Troop 248, helping numerous boys reach the
rank of Eagle Scout. He devoted his life to his own children and to the
children of the community.
Steve is survived by his wife of 27 years, Barbara; his children, Dylan, Logan,
Nolan and Faye all at home; parents, Frank & Joy Engels
of Weston, CT; brothers and sisters-in-law, Frank & Sue Engels
of Flemington, NJ, Brad & Stephanie Engels of
Cheshire, CT; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jana & Mark Stinson of
Reynoldsburg, OH, Claudia & Mark Pratt of Canal Winchester, OH, Karla &
Tyson Schmidt of Carrollton, TX; 9 nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held at on Saturday September 15, 2007 at the FirstGeneralBaptistChurch in Owensville with the Rev. Bob Douglas officiating.
Friends may visit from 3
until on Friday and from until service time at the FirstGeneralBaptistChurch in Owensville. Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton is in charge of arrangements.