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July 1, 1930 – Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Service Information
St. Albert Catholic Church, Albertville, MN
Monday, August 19, 2013
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
St. Albert Catholic Church, Albertville, MN
Sunday, August 18, 2013
4-8 PM

Elaine R. Engstrom, age 83, of St. Michael, MN passed away at Monticello Hospital, Monticello, MN on August 14, 2013.

Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 11 AM at Church of St. Albert, Albertville, MN.

Visitation on Sunday, from 4-8 PM with a rosary at 7 PM & one hour prior to Mass on Monday ALL AT THE CHURCH.

Interment St. Albert’s Cemetery, Albertville, MN.

Elaine was born on July 1, 1930 to Anton & Alice (Quinn) Zimmel in Osakis, MN. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in education. Elaine was married to Robert E. Engstrom from January 11, 1953 to September of 1993. She taught for 35 years in Nelson, MN, Henning, Mn, St. Michael & Albertville, MN. She was active in many community organizations including the Legion Auxiliary, Lioness, Red Hats, Crow River Senior Citizen Center, Monticello Hospital Auxiliary & Christian Women’s in Albertville. Elaine was named Citizen of the Year during the Albertville Friendly City Days. She was a member of the Women’s Bowling League at Crow River Lanes.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert, son, Roy, brother, Lyle Zimmel & brother-in-law, John Gallo.

Survived by her children, Jeaneen (Bruce) Berning, Ron (Jenny) Engstrom, Lowell (Alice) Engstrom & Lynell (David) Becker; 13 grandchildren; 8 ½ great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, JoAnn Mattern; brother, Robert (Eleanor) Zimmel & sister, Carol (Gene) Dell.

The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Alan & Jane Zimmel Family

    May God Bless Elaine with everlasting joy and peace. Our prayers are with your family.
    Sincerely, Alan and Jane, Andy, Jesse, and Ryan Zimmel

  2. Doreen (Olson) Lentz

    So very sorry to hear about your Mom. I have known her all my life. I am a good friend of her sister, Carol. She was a very fine and friendly lady. My deepest sympathy.


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