Obituary of Fred William Engel
ENGEL: Fred received his final checkered flag and turned his toes up, at the Blue Water Rest Home, Zurich on Monday, December 28, 2020, Fred “One of the Original Beach Boys” William Engel, formerly of Grand Bend, Turnbulls Grove (RR 1, Dashwood) and Kitchener-Waterloo, age 86. Remembered by his sister Laura Jean Bevan of Richmond Hill, sister-in-law Gesele Engel of Kitchener, nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by his parents Albert John and Myrtle (Whitelaw) Engel, canine companion Beckie, first wife Joyce (Montag) Engel, brothers Wilfred and Harold Engel. Fred was an associate member and proud supporter of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 498 Grand Bend and he was a member of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Zurich. He drove many miles for Reliable Laidlaw and Kitchener Steel. At Fred’s request, cremation will take place. A Celebration of Fred’s Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 498 Grand Bend at a later date. Interment Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo. Arrangements entrusted to the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood. If desired, memorial donations payable directly to the Royal Canadian Legion – Poppy Fund or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.