WKEB Obituaries Blog

Wayne W. Engel


  Wayne W. Engel, 84, of Medford, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Thedacare Regional Hospital in Appleton.


  Wayne was born in Cochrane, WI to Wallace and Luella (Heuer) Engel on November 30, 1934. He attended Medford Area Senior High. Following graduating, Wayne enlisted in the Army National Guard . After his service, Wayne obtained his teacher’s license and taught grade school for nine years. On December 30, 1955 Wayne married Carol, 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, Carol,  Wayne is survived by his children, Jayne Engel, Mark (Milissa) Engel, and Jill Storch; grandchildren, Robert Stieber, Sara (Craig) Stieber-Amundson, Mike, Carolyn, and Julia Storch, and Jason and Larissa Engel.


  Wayne is preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Russell, Don, and Monion.


  A Funeral Service for Wayne will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 18, 2019 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, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM.

  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.


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