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“Debbie and family, So sorry to learn of your mom's passing. My condolences to you. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Liz Rajek Plautz - Rhinelander, WI

“My condolences to the family. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Deloris Bauman - Merrill, WI

“Dear Aunt Tootie’s Family: Janice, Gloria, Debra, Pam, Brenda, and Gerry. Aunt Tootie was simply one of the best. We are saddened to learn...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Rick Weber

“Your Mom was a wonderful lady. She will be missed by all that knew her. My prayers are with your family. God Bless ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Adamec - West Allis, WI

“We are all sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We love you and jim, and are thinking of you. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jerry Pace, and all your friends at Tom&Jerrys. - TX

“Jerry and Kim, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Keep her memories fresh in your mind this will help you get...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Mike and Esther Wangen - WI

“Elaine Engel Family: We were sorry to hear that your mother passed away. She was a special lady and always had a friendly smile for everyone she...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Mike & Jan Nissen - Merrill, WI

“To All the Engel Family, Your Mom was such a dear sweet lady with such a great sense of humor. So sorry for your loss, she will be missed. We...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Barb and Jim Besler - Mfld, WI

“This poem reminded me of your mom: Take an angel from the sky And send her down this way. Then send some little boys and girls To keep her...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jodi (Kleinschmidt) Romang - WI

“I can not begin to express what a wonderful woman just turned into an angel.....to her wonderful children and their families...we are so sorry for...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Zuelsdorff - Merrill, WI

“Elaine was a special lady. So sorry for your loss. Thinking of your family. God's blessing and comfort. Sincerely. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: John & Roselin Hagedorn - Merrill, WI

“Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother. It is hard to lose a parent. Know that many thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Michele and Dick Moyer - Merrill, WI

“Elaine Engel family- My deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear mother. I have fond memories of her as a grade school child seeing her at the...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Marie Hamilton Marrier - Merrill, WI

“Jan, Gloria, Jerry and Kim and all the Engel family - My thoughts and prayers that you will find strength to meet each new day and comfort in all the...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Fiebke


Elaine M. Engel, age 87, of Merrill, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013, at Good Samaritan Health Center, Merrill. Elaine was born July 29, 1925, the daughter of the late Harry and Bertha (Gehrt) Weber Sr. She married the love of her life, Raymond Engel on September 27, 1947 in Merrill. He preceded her in death December 9, 2007. In her early years Elaine worked at the Hanson Glove Company. She spent most of her life as a mother and a homemaker and was the secretary for Ray Engel Construction Company. Elaine was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Merrill. She was a member of the Neighborly Card Club. Elaine enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing, cooking and playing cards. She will be remembered for her wit and humor. Elaine was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be sadly missed. She is survived by 5 daughters; Janice (Jim) Alft of Merrill, Gloria Kunkel of Tomahawk, Debra Engel-Rajek, Pamela (Gene) Mohrland and Brenda (Dan) Adamec all of Merrill. One son; Gerald (Kim) Engel of Merrill. 2 sisters; Marion (Milton) Buntrock of Merrill and Dorothy (Jake) Bauman-Blake of Birchdale, MN. 3 sisters-in-law; Ruth Benson, Selma Weber and Honey Weber all of Merrill. 15 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond, 2 sons-in-law; Wayne Rajek and Robert Kunkel, 3 brothers; Leslie, Earl and Harry Weber Jr. and a sister, Joan. Funeral services will be 1:30 pm, Saturday, February 2, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church. The visitation will be from 4 to 8 PM Friday, February 1, 2013 at the Waid Funeral Home and again on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the church from 12:30 PM until the time of services. The Rev. Pastor Brian Stolarczyk will officiate. Burial will follow at Snow Hill Cemetery in the town of Scott. The Waid Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.waidfuneral.com

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