Maurice E. ‘Gene’ Engle
Maurice E. “Gene” Engle, 85, of O’Fallon, Missouri, passed away at 5:10 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018.
Gene was born April 6, 1933, in Seneca County, to William Ruben and Hazel Margaret (Kern) Engle.
Survivors include his four children, Gina Skinner, Mitchell Engle, Michael (Kendall) Engle and Diana Engle; seven grandchildren, Heather Davis, Matthew Davis, Jennifer Peterson, Jessica Engle, Michael Engle Jr., Jeremy Engle and Cory Engle; a sister, Margaret Justine McCormick; and a brother, John Phillip Engle.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Denise Engle; and his lifelong partner/companion, Cathy Weeks.
He was an engineer for McDonald Douglas, St. Louis, for 30-plus years. He was a member of North Hills United Methodist Church, where he spent and enjoyed much of his time. He loved the outdoors, nature, camping, backpacking and bike trails. Gene was a United States Navy veteran.
Visitation for family and friends will be 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2018, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin.
Funeral for Gene will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, July 13, 2018, at the funeral home with the Rev. Clayton Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin, with military honors provided by United Veterans Council.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.