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Harry L. Engledow Obituary


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“Dear Betty and Family, I was so sorry to hear the sad news about Harry. Please know how much I share your grief. You have my sincere sympathy. Much...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Maurine Webb - Oceanside, CA

“We send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Harry was such a great friend inspiration to us and gave so much to the community. He...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Paul & Sandi Hankowitz - WI

“Doug and Steve & Betty Engledow, I am sorry for the loss of your father & husband. I have only fond memories of your father growing up on Hackberry...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Lori Charnesky - Fresno, TX

“Earl, Nadine, and I send our condolences to your entire family. What wonderful memories we have shared with your family. DPaid ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Andrea Swanson - Manhattan, IL

“My heart breaks for the entire family (especially for my dear Betty). I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Harry. I have nothing but fond...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Ellen (Carter) Foster - Lockport, IL

“Steve and Family, We are so sorry for the loss of your dad. May the memories of your dad live in your hearts. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Pat and Deb Futterer - Acton, MA

“He was a great father and will be missed by many but now he is finally pain free and resting peacefully. Someday we will meet again. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Steven Engledow - Joliet, IL


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Harry L. Engledow
Age 84, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 at his home in Marion, IL. Born January 21, 1928 to the late Louis and Neva (nee Mowrer) Engledow. Beloved husband of 62 years of Betty (nee Hawley); Loving father of Steve (Sherry) and Doug (Pamela); Dear grandfather of Andrew (Jillian), Scott and Kevin; Cherished great grandfather of Mia. Harry was a 1946 graduate of Olney High School in Olney, IL. He was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran serving aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Antietam, and an Engineer for Rock Island and Metra Railroads, retiring after 42 years of service. A lifetime member of the VFW post 1493 in Frankfort, a member of the American Legion, and Charter Member of the Frankfort Car Club. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Hospice of Southern Illinois or American Cancer Society would be appreciated. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423, on Friday, December 7, 2012 from 9:00AM until time of service at 11:00AM in the funeral home chapel. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.