Fannie Engelmann

Fannie Engelmann, 92, of Miller, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society in Miller.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 14, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Miller with Rev. Max Miller officiating. Burial will follow at G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2016 followed by a 7:00 p.m. prayer service, all at Reck Funeral Home, Miller.

Fannie JoAnn Wheelhouse was born on a farm near DeSmet, SD on October 27, 1923 to Albert and Hilka (Schoffelman) Wheelhouse. She moved with her parents in September 1934 to a farm near Tea, SD where she attended school.

On September 18, 1946 she married Peter Engelmann and they made their home on a farm south of Miller where she lived her entire married life. She worked for 37 years as a cook and supervisor at the school cafeteria. After her husband’s death, she did other services of the lunch room.

Fannie was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Miller where she taught the kindergarten, third, and fourth grades Sunday School. In her free time, she loved to garden and share her bountiful produce.

Her memory will be cherished by her two sons: Gene (Janie) Engelmann of Mansfield, and Dale (Terry) Engelmann of Brandon; and two grandchildren: Shawn and Ashley Engelmann.

Greeting her in Heaven are her parents; husband, Peter; grandson, Patrick Dale; six brothers: Harm, Albert, Hildreck, Sander, George, and John; five sisters: Anna and Jenny Wheelhouse, Alice Larson, Henrietta Hekson, and Minnie Clement.

Reck Funeral Home of Miller has been entrusted with Fannie’s arrangements.


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