Alice Lucille Engelmann, 83, of Miller, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital in Miller.
Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Miller with Pastor Max Miller and Beth Kelsey-Engelmann officiating. Burial will follow at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 10, 2015 with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service, all at Trinity Lutheran Church, Miller.
Alice Lucille (Nielsen) Engelmann was born December 9, 1931 to Margaret (Lutter) and George Nielsen in Miller, SD. She attended a rural elementary school near Burdette and graduated from Miller High School in 1949. On June 13th, 1949, she was united in marriage to Paul Engelmann in Miller. They made their home on a farm southwest of Miller where they lived until 1984. They then retired to their present home in Miller.
She was employed at the Miller Country Club, Miller Methodist Church, Lil’ Feller, and the Miller school hot lunch. She enjoyed cooking for family and friends, embroidering, and gardening.
She is survived by her husband, Paul of 66 years; her children: Pauline (Jim) Bevers, Larry (Ellen) Engelmann, Mike (Julie) Engelmann, Ruth (Bruce) Hefty, Don (Diane) Engelmann, Darwin (Dawn) Engelmann, Darlene (Braden) Nedved; 12 Grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and 2 sisters Doris Landeen and Gleva Schlotter.
She was preceded in death by her parents Margaret and George; son, Charles; grandchild, Brenna Engelmann; great-grandchild, Madison Bevers; sisters: Elaine Spicer, Marilyn Thompson Perschbacher, and Donna Campbell; and brother, Marvin Nielsen.
Reck Funeral Home of Miller has been entrusted with Alice’s arrangements.