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Ronald Engels - Departed on Jan 30, 2018 - Green Bay, WI
Ronald Engels - Departed on Jan 30, 2018 - Green Bay, WI

Ronald Engels

Born in Green Bay, WI on Jun 10, 1934

Died on Jan 30, 2018 and resided in Green Bay, WI

Ronald R. Engels, 83, passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018. He was born in Green Bay on June 10, 1934, to the late Robert and Marie (Lawler) Engels. He attended St. Patrick’s Grade School and graduated from Catholic Central High School in 1952. Ron attended St. Norbert’s College, graduated with a B.S. in Accounting in 1956. On October 6, 1956, he married the former Kathleen “Kay” O’Neil at St. Francis Xavier-Cathedral. He worked over 40 years at Metropolitan Life Insurance as a Sales Rep. In his free time, Ron enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing cards. Ron established the family cabin in Crivitz around 1958, and he and his family enjoyed spending time together there. He took pride in attending many of his children’s and grandchildren’s events. Ron was a true salesman, always being able to strike up a conversation with anyone about anything.

Ron is survived by his wife of 61 years, Kay Engels; Tim (Karen) Engels, and their children, Katie and Becky Engels; Dan (Sharon) Engels, and their extended family and grandchildren; Colleen (John) Moran, and their children, Cori (Marino) and Kimberly Moran; Steve (Laurie) Engels, and their extended family and grandchild; brothers and sisters, Elaine Reinke, Dennis (Donna) Engels, Robert (Karen) Engels, Mary Ann (Jerome) Feldhausen; sister-in-law, Audrey O’Neil; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, and many longtime friends.

He was preceded in death by brother-in-law, Joe O’Neil; and sister-in-law, Mary Lou Watt.

Friends may gather at St. Francis Xavier-Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe Ave, on Friday, February 2, 2018, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 6:00 p.m. at the Church with Rev. Joseph Dorner presiding. Entombment will be in the Allouez Catholic Mausoleum. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.prokowall.com.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff with Unity Hospice and Age Well Assisted Living, for all the care they have given to Ron and his family. Thank you also to all the nice neighbors for their continued kindness.


Funeral Mass: Friday Feb 2, 2018, 6pm at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

Visitation: Friday Feb 2, 2018, 3-6pm at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

Served by Proko-Wall Funeral Director: Shawn Kamke

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