James Engel Obituary - Minneapolis, Minnesota | Southwest Minneapolis Funeral Home
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Obituary for James John Engel

Age 92, of Minneapolis, died October 2 at St. Therese of Woodbury. Jim was a kind, gentle and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a proud graduate (1950) and fan of the University of Notre Dame, and a research chemist at Valspar for many years. He is survived by his wife of 64 years Virginia, children John (Donna), Cathy (Bob Schimke), Greg (Beth), Ruth Moser (Warren), Monica Marx (Tim), Teresa Laing (Robert), Jim (Kelly), Mary (Shawn Kruse), 17 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, dear friends, cousins and nieces and nephews. Visitation Sunday Oct. 8 from 4-7 pm at Gill Brothers, 9947 Lyndale Av. S, Bloomington. Private funeral Mass with family on Monday. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.

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