Theodore Albert Engel, Sr., 88, of Dayton, died Thursday
Feb. 28, 2013 at Rhea Medical Center in Dayton. He was born July 15, 1924 in Allegan, Mich. to the late
Albert and Lola (Miller) Engel. He
was also preceded in death by his wife, Judith Ann (Visscher) Engel; son, Larry
Roberts; granddaughter, Jennifer Basile; brother, Lloyd Engel and sister, Mary
Ted served his country with the U.S. Army during World War
II in the European Theatre. A
resident of Dayton for the past 32 years, Ted retired as vice-president of La-Z-Boy
in Dayton. He was a member of the
Dayton Rotary Club and a member of the First Lutheran Church of Cleveland, Tenn.
He is survived by his son, Ted (Marilyn) Engel; two
daughters, Ann Marie (Bobby) Perry and Mary (Bill) Knierim all of Dayton;
grandchildren Bill (Chasity) Knierim, Jr., Bobby Basile, Stefanie McAllister,
Ted (Ashley) Engel, III, Erik (Tracy) Roberts, Ted (Lindsey) Roberts, Jeremiah (Melanie)
Perry and Tim Perry; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Pat) Engel of
Douglas, Mich. and sister, Patsy Hopper of Sanibel Island, Fla.
Funeral services for Ted will be held Monday at noon in the chapel
of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Rev. Robert Seaton officiating. Burial with military honors will be in
Rhea Memory Gardens followed by a white dove release.
Please share your memories of Ted on his on-line guest
register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in
Dayton where they will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m.