Carol Engel

Born in Sandusky, MI
Born on Jun 16, 1937
Departed on May 13, 2020

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Carol S. Engel, 82, of Cedar Rapids, died May 13, 2020 at Manor Care Center. A Private Service will be held at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories by the Rev. John Flaherty of All Saints Catholic Church. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. A livestream of the service can be viewed at on Monday, May 18. at 10:30 a.m.

Surviving are her husband, Fred J. Engel; A daughter Lisa (Larry) Lucky of Cedar Rapids, Steven (Dana) Engel of New Orleans, Louisiana, William (Joanna) Engel of Fayetteville, Georgia; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.  

Carol was born June 16, 1937 in Sandusky, Michigan to Richard and Inez (Crafton) Ames.    On June 1, 1957 she married Fred J. Engel in Springfield, Illinois.  She worked briefly as a Key Punch Operator for a local insurance company.  Carol was a devote member of All Saints Catholic Church. She volunteered in many positions over the past years at her church and at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids. She enjoyed spending time with her husband Fred who she loved dearly and visiting with her family and friends from church. Carol always had a crochet hook in her hands and made many blankets and prayer shawls for the church. She has gone to heaven and will be greatly missed by her husband Fred and all of her family. Rest in peace mom. We love you.

Memorials may be made to Catholic Charities in memory of Carol.