Frances (Horner) Engleman, son Oliver M. and Mary (Osborn) Engleman 10N 48W
Evelyn L Kiel, 86, of Fort Collins passed away peacefully surrounded by her family January 14 at Poudre Valley Hospital. Evelyn was born September 28, 1924 in Crook, Colorado to Oliver and Mary (Osborn) Engleman. She graduated from Crook High School and came to Colorado A & M where she majored in Home Economics. She married Johnny Kiel in 1943 in Sterling, Colorado and they had eight children in their 34 year marriage. Evelyn was a home maker, mother and later worked in food service at Poudre R-1 School District. She was an avid volunteer with Camp Fire Girls and loved reading to children at Laurel and Moore Elementary Schools. She loved to travel, attend events of her children and grandchildren and root for her Colorado Rockies. Evelyn was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Survivors include sons Floyd, Melvin (Sheilah), Ralph (Pearl), Howard ( Deborah), and Leonard (Ronna). Daughters Mary (Joseph Westhoff), Millie (Douglas) Kneeland, and Marilyn (Jerry) Allen, ten grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Those wishing to see Mrs. Kiel may call at the Vessey Chapel on Tuesday from 2 to 5 PM. A funeral service will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Wed. January 19 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Brian Bestian officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling, Colorado on Thursday January 20.
erbert J. Engleman, 99, of Vancouver, Wash., formerly of Grand Island, died Monday, Sept. 14, 1998, at Vancouver. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Grand Island City Cemetery.
Mr. Engleman was born on Aug. 30, 1899, on a farm near Grand Island to Ephriam and Sally (Stadden) Engleman.
He grew up and was educated in Grand Island and graduated from Grand Island Senior High in 1918. On the day after he graduated, he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He served in France during World War I and was discharged in July 1919.
He married Glenys Hixenbaugh on July 22, 1923, at Cheyenne, Wyo. The couple lived in Grand Island from 1923 to 1926, and he attended Grand Island College. He received his bachelor of arts from Kearney State College in 1934 and his master of arts from the University of Wyoming at Laramie in 1941.
He taught in rural Wyoming schools in Goshen and Laramie counties in 1926, was principal and taught in consolidated schools at Golden Prairie and Albin and was superintendent in Albin.
The last 22 of his 39 years in education were spent in Cheyenne as principal of Corlette, Chaplin and Pioneer Park elementary schools and Johnson Junior High.
After retiring in 1966, he was an active volunteer. He organized the one-to-one program for underprivileged children and supervised 25 volunteers, as well as teaching one child. He also volunteered three hours a week at the Veterans Affairs hospital, worked with the Boy Scouts and taught Sunday school at the First Baptist Church.
The Exchange Club presented him with the Book of Golden Deeds award. He was a member of the Lions Club, Gideons International and Prison Ministry.
Survivors include three daughters, Carol Schauer of Vancouver, Betty (Mrs. Christian) Weintz of St. Paul, Minn., and Barbara Erb of Cupertino, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant son, Donald; and a daughter, Laurel Bresnahan.