Robert & Barbara Engle

Departed on Apr 9, 2020

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Robert Engle (85) and Barbara Engle (80) both of Marion, Iowa they left this life as they lived it, together on April 9, 2020.
Robert Engle was born on September 13, 1934 in Cedar Rapids, the son of Keith and Helen (Smrha) Engle.    Barbara Julia James was born on April 1, 1940 the daughter of Homer and Maxine (Acklin) James. Robert served in the United States Marine Corp. from 1953 to 1956.   

Robert and Barbara were united in marriage on March 13, 1989 in Las Vegas.  They both retired from Quaker Oats.  They enjoyed their retirement home in Guttenberg for many years prior to moving back to the area.  

Survivors include Robert’s three children Kathy Engle, Carol Straight, and Barb Gould;  Barbara’s three children Kevin Roberts, Pamela Hansen, and Brenda Lacher; Robert’s grandson Anthony Blackford; Barbara’s 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; Barbara’s sister Sharon (Paul) Masters and her brother Kurt (Vicky) James.  

They were preceded in death by their parents, Robert’s son Dennis Engle; Barbara’s son Clint Roberts; and Barbara’s brother Larry James.    

Per their request there will be no services.