Obituary

Chester Lee Engle
March 29, 1939 - April 4, 2018

Chester Lee Engle

Chester Lee Engle
Mar 29, 1939 - Apr 4, 2018

Chester Lee Engle
Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Plan Ahead
Find Us On Facebook

Chester "Lee" Engle, 79, of Baxter, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Lee and Judith's memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Remnant Church in Centerville, Iowa. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. in the Restland Cemetery in Baxter, Iowa.

Lee was born in Marshalltown, Iowa on March 29, 1939 to Chester Newell and Burdine (Jarvis) Engle. The family relocated to the Udell area where Lee attended and graduated from Udell High School in 1957. After school Lee enrolled in the Army where he served his country during the Vietnam War. After he was honorably discharged Lee moved to Colorado where he bought and ran Husky Truck Stop. While working there he met Judith Collins. In 1978 the couple married in Limon, Colorado. Shortly after they moved the family to Unionville, Iowa where Lee bought a farm and began farming. Lee bought and ran a grocery store in Unionville, Iowa too. Over the years Lee also worked as a farm hand, mail carrier, and at Success Barber and Beauty Supply where he ran a lathe for Perfecto Products Inc. He retired in 2003. Lee was a member of the American Legion in Unionville and the Moravia Masonic Lodge Unit 252. He enjoyed spending time with his kids and grand-kids, fishing, NASCAR, and watching western movies.

Those left to cherish his loving memory are his children Pam (Lori) Collins, Dana Malone, Mike (Erin) Engle, Tammy (James) DeHerrera, Burdine "Deedee" Engle, and Julia Engle; grandchildren Jonathan Engle, Kristen Malone, Kaitlyn Engle, Allison Engle, Bradley Engle, Sarah (August) Schoeneman, Joshua (Amanda) Engle, Jamia Aragon, and Jovon Aragon; great-grandson Jacob; sister Fern (Walter) Paris; many nieces, nephews, and close friends.

Lee was preceded in death by his parents, wife Judith, sister Clara Neolma, and Zelda Fletcher, and brother Delbert Engle.

Sympathy cards for the family may be mailed to Mike Engle, 218 West Station Street, Baxter, Iowa, 50028 or delivered to the memorial service.

Fredregill Funeral & Cremation Care in Baxter has been entrusted with the care of Lee and his family.

 
 

Ira United Church on Apr 7, 2018

Our prayers and sympathies are extended to the family and friends of Lee Engle

Videos

Photos

Add a photo

The services for Chester have not yet been added. Please sign up below to be notified when the services are ready.

Get Notified When a Service is Added

*Due to time restrictions, delivery to service is unavailable.

Have a floral question? Call +1 888-640-1035

Healing Registry Unavailable at the Moment!

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

-
+

Your Shopping Cart is Empty

Jane Doe ×

What's your email address?

What Would You Like Written on the Card?

Choose a Delivery Date

* Note: Flower deliveries are limited to the highlighted delivery dates. Sunday deliveries are not available for flowers.

Where Would You Like To Deliver To

 
 

No obituaries found

Product Details

Loading...

Product Name

Description

$0

Iframe toggler
Send Sympathy Gifts
Plan Ahead
Find Us On Facebook
Chester Lee Engle

Sign in to add your memory

Login with Facebook

We will never post without permission

Just for verification: we never spam!

Chester Lee Engle

Share Photo/Memorial Tributes

Chester Lee Engle

Add to Your Calendar

Chester Lee Engle

Obit Checkin

Chester Lee Engle

Obituary Notifications

Grief Support

Chester Lee Engle

Get Updates - tribute notifications

Thank you for sharing your memory of Chester

Help show your support by providing a gift of flowers and spreading the word.

Gift of Flowers

Offer comfort and support to the family with beautiful flowers and spreads

Send Flowers Browse Flowers

Spread the Word

Help friends and acquaintances of Chester leave memories by sharing to Facebook

Share to Facebook Share on Facebook

Baxter
107 East Fox Ave., Baxter, IA 50028
1-641-227-2622
Polk City
302 South 2nd Street, Polk City, IA 50226
1-515-984-7000
Zearing
310 North Center Street, Zearing, IA 50278
1-641-487-7500