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R. W. “Duke” Engel
Russell "Duke" W. Engel,
69, of Watertown, died on
Funeral services were held at St. Henry’s Catholic Church and burial was in the church cemetery.
Duke was born on
Duke had been employed by Wisconsin Natural Gas Company for 26 years. He was a member of St. Henry’s, the former Holy Name Society and was a life member of the Watertown Humane Society.
Duke worked with fellow parishioner Eddie Wanke for 30 years at the Gas Company and they played slowpitch and bowled together just as many years. Duke was a convert to Catholicism a few years after he married.
Duke Engel was an avid bowler and had been bowling secretary for 31 years. He was inducted into the Bowling Hall of Fame.
Daughter Mary Beth (Robert) Schuld of Jefferson
Daughter Kathleen (Gene) Heyrman of New Berlin
Son Michael (Lisa) Engel of Oregon
Son Daniel Engel of Madison
Daughter Judith (James) Zimmerman of Watertown
Brother Milton Engel of Cary, Ill.
Brother Harold Engel of White Oak, Texas
Brother Donald Engel of Watertown
PRECEDED IN DEATH:
He was preceded in death by his parents.