Lewis John Engler (1914-1959)

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Lewis John Engler
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Greenwood Cemetery
Born: 8 Aug 1914 of Buckley, Michigan
Died: 15 Jan 1959 Wayne Co., Michigan
Father: Lewis Aaron Engler
Mother: Mary S. Bains
Siblings: Floyd Ervin Engler
June Mary Engler
Alma Louise Engler
Lewis John Engler
Charles William Engler
Spouse: Nellie Josephine Baart
Married: 11 May 1935 Emmet Co., Michigan
Children: Lewis John Engler, Jr.
Raymond Engler
Donald Engler
Mary Jo Engler


Petoskey News-Review, Thursday, January 15, 1959, page 1:

Lewis Engler, 44,
Dies Today in
Detroit Hospital

Services for Lewis Engler, 44, of 1527 Willis-ave., who died in Detroit today at Outer Drive Hospital where he had been a patient for five days, will be held Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at the Stone Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greenwood cemetery.

He was born Aug. 8, 1914 in St. Joseph county, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Engler. He came to Petoskey with his parents in 1920. On May 11, 1935, he was married to Nellie Baart. He was employed as a truck driver for George F. Alger Co.

He served in the Army during World War II.

Mr. Engler injured his back and was taken to the hospital five days ago. Details were not available because the family is in Detroit.

Surviving are his wife; three sons, Raymond of Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., Louis J. and Donald at home; one daughter, Mary Jo, at home; his mother, Mrs. Mary Engler; two brothers, Floyd and Charles of Petoskey; a sister, Mrs. Arnold (June) Kataya of Detroit.

The body will be at the Stone Funeral Home Friday evening.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
ENGLER, Louis & BAART, Nellie
Date: 5/11/1935
Liber: 5
Folio: 7
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Date of Death: 1/15/1959
Liber: 1959
Folio: 19
Place of Death: Wayne Co., MI
Engler, Lewis
Age: 44
Born: 8/8/1914
Died: 1/15/1959
Burial: 4/22/1959
Cemetery: Greenwood, Petoskey
Military: WW2 Pvt. HO & HO Co 2 Infantry- Michigan