Robert Engel

May 25, 1932 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 87)




His Legacy… Robert Leonard Engel, 87, passed away March 11, 2020.  He was born on May 25, 1932, in Ypsilanti, Michigan to Leonard J. Engel and Elizabeth (Houserman) Engel. Robert married the love of his life, Bernice Marie (Hall) Engel, on August 17, 1954, in a small town in Ohio.   He was a proud fireman for the Ypsilanti Township Fire Department for 25 years.  Robert was a licensed builder who enjoyed developing homes for families to live and grow in. He also enjoyed his time playing cards 4 days a week at the Hamburg and Pinckney senior centers.  He will be missed by all who knew him.


His Family… Robert will be missed by his children; Steve (Beth) Engel, Michael (Anita) Engel, and Kurt (Deborah) Engel; grandchildren, Joshua (Kelly O’Donnell) Engel, Lisa (Byron) McRae, Stacey (Cody) Robertson, Aaron Engel, Austin (Natalie) Engel, Benjamin Engel, and Justin (Mariah) Engel; and great grandchildren, Evelyn McRae, Abigail McRae, Isabelle McRae, Aurora Robertson, and Barrett Robertson. He is preceded in death by his parents; Leonard and Elizabeth Engel, and his beloved wife; Bernice Engel.


We will have a Celebration of Life informal gathering with family and friends on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 1 pm to 3 pm at Ann Arbor Moose Club, 10160 Jackson Road. Dexter, MI 48130.


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Celebration of Life
March 15, 2020

1:00 PM
Moose Club Ann Arbor
10160 Jackson Road
Dexter, MI 48130