Just heard that Judge David J. Engstrom passed away last night. I will update for funeral arrangements as I recieve it.
Dave has been the municipal judge for the Village of Silver Lake for many years. Sad News...
David J. Engstrom
January 03, 1947 - November 29, 2012
Funeral services for David will be on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the Wilmot Union Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Friday, December 7, 2012 at the funeral home from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
On Thursday, November 29th, 2012, "the Honorable David J. Engstrom", Silver Lake Municipal Judge, age 65, lost his long and very hard fought, yet courageous battle with cancer. He passed away peacefully at his residence with his wife and family by his side.
Born in Kenosha on January 3, 1947, he was the son of the late Roy and Alice (Walesstad) Engstrom. He was a graduate of Mary D. Bradford High School and Carthage College where he served on the debate team.
On August 23, 1969 he married Marlene Morgan, his loving wife of 43 years.
For 34 years, he was employed with Snap-On Tools Corporation. After retirement, he was employed with LeMay and Palmen Motors as a courtesy vehicle driver. From 1984 until 1986, David served as the Village Treasurer of Silver Lake. He was the longest reining Judge in the history of the Village of Silver Lake. He was loved and respected by all who knew him. David and his wife also owned and operated "Mar's Trading Post Inn" in Wilmot, WI from 1997 until 2011.
In the 1960's, he was a member of the Scout Leader's Rescue Squad. Dave's hobbies included watching the Packer's, Brewer's and Badger's. He also enjoyed fishing and assembling his model railroads.
David will be missed by adoring wife, Marlene, his brother, Gary Engstrom, Minneapolis, MN; his brother-in-laws, George and Joseph Neu; his nephews, Steven Neu and Joseph, Jr.; his sister-in-laws, Patti (Tony Lemke) and Schar Neu and Mrs. George Lynn Slion, 3 great nieces;1 great nephew and many loving and caring friends.
A very special thank you to Dr. Malik Bandealy; his P.A., Michelle and all the wonderful nurses in the Vince Lombardi fusion room. Thank you to Silver Lake Rescue Squad and all who assisted David.
Piaseki-Althaus Funeral Home
3720 39th Ave.
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
Online Condolences at www.piaseki-althaus.com
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