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John Charles Engel October 13, 1939 - December 16, 2020

John Charles Engel

October 1939  ~  December 2020_x000D_

John Engel was born in Turlock, California to John and Ruth (Lane) Engel in October of 1939.  He graduated from Livingston High School in 1958.  He farmed since the age 3 and was known as “Farmer John”.  John was a gun enthusiast and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

John is survived by his loving wife Quilla (Kniffen) Engel; daughter Julie Genereux; sister Audie Dahlgren; brother Pete Engel; three grandchildren John Lewis, Valerie Genereux, and Nicholas Genereux; and his grandchild Ian born September 3, 2020.

A Celebration of life is pending for a later date.

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  1. Florence Gemignani says

    He was my dear John, the beat of neighbors , will be missed dearly. Like a second father to my grandsons.

  2. Ruth j King says

    I am proud to be Johns cousin. He was such a nice guy. He was indeed a hard worker. Working in the fields or on a piece of equipment always. He was a person who cared. He will be missed by family and friends.

  3. Melda (Bishop) Barry says

    To the family Sorry to hear of your loss of John. Went to school with John. I am sure he will be missed.

  4. Dave and Carol Braden says

    Uncle John was one of a kind. Full of humor, whit and lots of LOVE. If you ever needed help and he could give it, you had it. You could tell when he was trying to pull one over on you by the twinkle in his eyes.He will be missed by so many.

  5. Catherine Engel says

    My Uncle John was a fine man. He was a hard worker and loved his family very much. He was thoughtful, generous, and had a great sense of humor. He will be missed.

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