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1/22/2020 10:47:00 AM
Gehrig Ralph Engel
August 31, 1940 - January 18, 2020
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Gehrig Ralph Engel went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, January 18, 2020 as a result of complications from dementia.

Gehrig was born in Strasburg, Ill. on August 31, 1940 to Ralph and Wilma (Hobson) Engel. He graduated from Stewardson-Strasburg High School in 1958 and married Bonnie L. Elliott at Grace Lutheran Church, Strasburg in 1960.

They had three daughters, Sarah, Missy, and Kathleen. He retired from Caterpillar Decatur in 2001.

Gehrig is survived by his wife, Bonnie of Decatur, daughters Sarah (Joe) Marsaglia  of Taylorville, Ill., Missy (David) Hester of Sandwich, Ill., and Kathleen Engel of Oakland, Tenn., grandsons Joshua Hester and Caleb Hester of Sandwich, Ill.  Also surviving are his sisters and brother: Phyllis Rhodes of Winchester, Ill., Shirley Lawson of Winchester, Ill., Sharon Grieco of Effingham, Ill. and Jim “Butch” (Glenda) Engel of Salem, Ill., along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Gehrig was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Barbara.

Funeral services will be held at Pilgrim Lutheran Church 2155 N. Oakland Ave., Decatur, IL 62526 on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held on Friday, January 34, 2020 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home and an hour before the service at the church.







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