In Memory

Stephen Engels

Stephen “Steve” Richard Engels of Daniels died Friday, Nov. 3, 2006. He was 57 years of age.

Born July 20, 1949, in Easton, Pa., Steve was the son of Betty Eckroth Engels of Philadelphia, Pa., and the late Richard Engels.

Steve spent his childhood in Philadelphia. He attended Penn State, where he played football, graduating in 1969, with a degree in electrical engineering. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Air Force. Formerly employed with Square D, he was a longtime resident of Lancaster, Pa., settling in the Beckley area in 2002.

A member of St. Lukes Lutheran Church, he was a volunteer of Hospice of Southern West Virginia and an assistant football coach at Shady Spring High School.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his loyal companions, Mace and Saddie.

Survivors in addition to his mother are his wife, Sue Jasa Engels; his children, Christine Engels of West Chester, Pa.; a son, David Engels, a student at Penn State; a sister, Susan Egan and her husband, John, of Atco, N.J.; and his loyal companions, Koby and Bandit.