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March 26, 1937 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

Service Information
Zion Lutheran Church, Annandale, MN
Friday, March 11, 2016
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Zion Lutheran Church, Annandale, MN
Friday, March 11, 2016
9:00 – 11:00 A.M.

Harvey Carl Engelman, age 78, died on March 5, 2016 at his home in Annandale. He was born on March 26, 1937 in Middleville Township, Wright County to Charles and Olga (Lorentz) Engelman.

Harvey was baptized on May 2, 1937 at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake by Pastor Seltz. He was confirmed in his faith in May 1950 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Middleville Township, Wright County by Pastor Herman Bentrup.

On January 12, 1957, Harvey Carl Engelman and Shirley Jean Jewett were joined in marriage at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale by Pastor Kurzweg. The two were blessed with four children.

Harvey started working for the Wright County Highway Department in 1959, later becoming superintendant until his retirement in 1995. Harvey and Shirley worked side by side on their farm cutting wood and tending to their large garden. Harvey enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, and time up North at the family cabin. He loved his family, his dog Charlie, his collection of John Deere Tractors, John Deere five-wheeler/gator, and his John Deere rider cutting four acres of lawn. Above all, Harvey loved Jesus.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Olga Engelman; parents-in-law, Emery and Mabel Jewett; and siblings, Allen, Marion, Luverne Heiskary, and Earl.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Shirley Engelman; son, Russ (Deb) Engelman; daughters, Sandra Clausen (fiancé Jon Lambrecht), Evelyn (Ron) Otto, Rosie (Morrie) Pribyl; grandchildren, Angie (Greg), Melissa (Paul), Eric (Tammy), Justin (Priscilla), James (Krissy), Ryan (Courtney), Jake (Liz), Josh, Joe, Justin, Anne; great-grandchildren, Haley, Brooke, Noah, Isaac, Ezra, Breanna, Maggie, Emma Jean, Ryder, Allyssa, Jameson, Emerson, Casey, Peityn, Carson, Kaedin; sister, Lorene (Ron) Pletcher; brother-in-law, Andy Heiskary; and many other family and friends.

Funeral service for Harvey Engelman will be held Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale with Pastor Thomas Queck officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 to 11:00 AM at the church. Interment will at Woodlwan Cemetery in Annandale.

Casket bearers will be Eric Clausen, Justin Engelman, James Otto, Ryan Clausen, Justin Otto, Jake Otto, Josh Pribyl, and Joe Pribyl.

Honorary casket bearers will be Dave Spike, Matt Spike, Tom Spike, and Dan Rosten.

Serving the family is the Peterson Chapel of Buffalo. 763-682-1363.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Paula Koppi (formerly Brueggemeier)

    Dear Shirley and family;
    My thoughts and prayers are with you in this sorrowful time. I hope that your wonderful thoughts and memories of the good times with your husband, and father will help ease the pain of your loss. Sincerely, Paula Koppi


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