Inez E. Engelken – formerly of Dyersville

Inez E. Engelken, 87 of Allen, Texas and formerly of Dyersville, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Faith Presbyterian Hospice in Dallas.


Visitation will be held 3 – 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville.  Visitation will continue Saturday from 9 – 10 a.m. at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, St. Francis Xavier Basilica, Dyersville, with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Dennis Conway will officiate.


Inez was born June 17, 1931 in Monona, the daughter of Joseph A. and Henrietta J. (Mensen) Wegmann.  She married Albert L. Engelken on October 10, 1951 in Greeley. After her retirement Inez volunteered many hours at the Dyersville Historical Society and the Dyersville Library.  Inez and Albert loved traveling and playing games with the family.  Together they wintered in Texas for many years sharing a home with their son Tom.   Her greatest joy were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Survivors include her children: Mike (Cora) Engelken, Barb (Don) Doudna both of Cedar Rapids, IA, Tom Engelken of Allen, TX, Jim (Julie) Engelken of Durango, CO,

grandchildren: Andrew (Michelle) Engelken, Kevin (Chelsi) Engelken, Emily (Michael) White, Mari (Tim) Lewis, Matt (Melissa) Doudna, Bart (Crystal) Doudna, Jared Engelken, Jenna Engelken, great grandchildren: Aubrey, Autumn and Aurora Engelken, Elise and Lydia Engelken, Myles, Grace and Caleb Lewis, siblings: Don (Lavonne) Wegmann, Bob (Agnes) Wegmann, Roger (Rosie) Wegmann, Wayne (Darlene) Wegmann, Daniel (Mary) Wegmann, David (Helen) Wegmann, and sister-in-law: Karen Engelken.


She was preceded in death by her parents, parents-in-law, Ben and Agatha Engelken, her husband, Albert in 2010, siblings: James Wegmann, nieces, Susan Wegmann, Lynn Westhoff, in-laws: Lawrence Engelken, Clarence (Eileen) Engelken, Don Engelken, Mary Ann (Ambrose) Mensen and Joe (Viola) Engelken.


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