Enid News and Eagle
ENID, Okla. —
Mass of Christian burial for Joseph B. Engel, 52-year-old Enid resident, will be 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. The Rev. Joseph Irwin will officiate. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home. Recitation of the Rosary is 7 p.m. today at Henninger-Hinson Chapel. Deacon Tony Crispo will lead.
Joseph was born May 16, 1960, in Goodland , Kan., to Sylvester and Josephine (Garcia) Engel and died Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Enid.
He attended Sacred Heart schools in Salina, Kan.
He enlisted in the United States Army and did his basic training at Fort Knox in Kentucky.
In his early working life, he traveled the country as a truck driver and later worked as a mover for several moving companies. He was a volunteer for numerous charities, including Our Daily Bread and Hope Outreach. He was an avid fisherman, but mostly loved spending time with his family.
He is survived by his mother, Josephine Heimann of Enid; father, Sylvester Engel of Salina, Kan.; three sisters, Patty Mack of Enid, Joyce Engel-Sanchez of Lee’s Summit, Mo., and Stacy Hagenbuch and husband Lyle of Lawrence, Kan.; one niece, Heather; four nephews, Jeremy, Andrew and wife Lilya, Alec and Jake; and also two great-nephews, Dominic and Jake.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond, and stepfather, Bob.
Memorials may be made to either Our Daily Bread or Hope Outreach.
Condolences may be made to the family online at www.enidwecare.com.
(Submitted by family)