Joseph Richard Engle

REED CITY — Joseph Richard Engle, 63, of Reed City, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

He was born on Nov. 2, 1951, in Saginaw, son of the late Thomas and Mary (Dean) Engle. Joe was a school teacher for 32 years, of which 24 years were spent teaching in the Reed City Area Public Schools until his retirement in 2010. Joe enjoyed dancing, golfing, bowling, hunting and making new friends.

He is survived by his sons, Nathan, Ryan (Danielle) and Tyler; two grandsons; a brother, Tom (Doreen); and four sisters, Mary Kay (Fred) Siler, Sue (Ray) Bush, Margaret McLeod and Carol (Tom) Austin. He also is survived by many nieces and nephews; and his best friend, Max Patterson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jim.

A celebration of Joe’s life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at the Reed City VFW Hall, located at 129 East Osceola Ave. in Reed City.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider contributions to Camp Daggett at Walloon Lake, 3001 Church Road, Petoskey, MI 49770.