Erwin Engbrecht Jr.Erwin J. Engbrecht Jr., 76, New Rockford, N.D., formerly of Fessenden
Erwin J. Engbrecht Jr., 76, New Rockford, N.D., formerly of Fessenden, N.D., died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford.
Mr. Engbrecht was born Oct. 7, 1932, at Fessenden, the son of Erwin and Alyce (Lies) Engbrecht. He grew up and attended Fessenden Public School, Fessenden. He worked for Fessenden Machine assembling machinery. In 1960 he opened Erv’s Radiator Repair, Fessenden, which he operated until he retired in 2004. He married Thelma Rask on June 26, 1981, in Fessenden. They lived in Fessenden. He lived in nursing homes in Carrington, N.D., and Aneta, N.D., and then entered Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd in 2006.
He is survived by his wife; two stepsons, Allan (Tina) Rask, Fessenden, and Scott Rask, Belfield, N.D.; three stepdaughters, Melorie (Curtis) Frey, Harvey, N.D., Shirley (Robert) Krueger, Fessenden, and Carla Rask, Sykeston, N.D.; two brothers, James (Shirley), Winona, Minn., and David (Lois), Great Falls, Mont.; 15 step-grandchildren; and 14 stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Sharon Chickering.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, First Lutheran Church, Fessenden.
Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nelson Funeral Home, Fessenden.
Burial: East Vang Cemetery, Fessenden.