E. Wilbur “Willie” Eng, of Braham, died Saturday September 4, 2010 at Cambridge Medical Center. He was 88 years old.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 10, 11:00 am. at Braham Ev. Lutheran Church in Braham.
Visitation will be on Thursday, from 4-7 pm. at Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham and 1 hour prior to service on Friday.
Military Honors by Rush City VFW Post 6692
Interment will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery, Braham, MN
E. Wilbur “Willie” Eng, age 88 of Braham, passed away peacefully at the Cambridge Medical Center on September 4, 2010. He was preceded in death by wife, Doris, daughter Rebecca, brothers, Douglas and Harold. Survived by daughters, Belinda (Patrick) Blahnik, Barbara (Jerome) Anderson, Candace (Jon) Mattison; son, Jeffrey (Becky) Eng; sisters Lucille (John) Almlie and Beverly Peterson; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; also many cousins; nieces, nephews and friends.
Willie was born in Nessel Township, Chisago County on 12/15/1921 to Edward and Harriet Eng. He was baptized and confirmed at Rush Point Calvary Lutheran Church. Willie graduated from Braham High School in 1941. Willie served in the US Navy during World War II and was honorably discharged and presented with a World War II Victory Medal.
On March 1, 1947 Willie married Doris Stromquist in North Branch. After living the Twin Cities for a year, they moved to Braham in 1948 and resided there for 60 years. Willie was in the Plumbing and Heating business in the Braham and surrounding areas for more than 5O years. Willie loved hunting, fishing, golfing, camping and snowmobiling and spent a number of years at his lake cabin in Washkish, MN. Willie was a life member of VFW Post 6692, Rush City, MN.