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Engold Diel

July 25, 1943 — June 26, 2023

St. James

 

Engold Linda Diel, age 79 of St. James passed away Monday June 26, 2023 at the Good Samaritan Society in Mountain Lake. Funeral services will be Monday July 3, 2023 at St. John’s Lutheran Church Willow Creek rural Vernon Center with Rev. John Bennett officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11AM followed by the funeral at 11AM. Burial will be at St. John’s Cemetery Willow Creek. Online condolences can be left at www.zahariafamilyfuneral.com

Engold was born on July 25, 1943 to Wilhelm and Ana (Blume) Diel in Truman, MN. She attended school at St. John’s Willow Creek and graduated from Amboy High School in 1961. She married Art Dougherty, Sr. on May 5, 1962, they later divorced. She worked various jobs in her life from Tony Downs, Stokely Van Kamp, Norman’s Café, Electro Craft, the American Legion in Winnebago and House of Print. Engold was also a loving and caring mother and grandmother. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church Willow Creek. Some of her hobbies included planting and canning vegetables from her garden, crocheting afghans, playing board games like Aggravation and Rummikub. But most of all, she absolutely loved reading the Bible. She also enjoyed cooking, baking for her family and friends like her macaroni salad, apple bars and her homemade pumpkin pies. She was kind and loving to all who knew her.

She is survived by her children; Art, Jr. (Brenda) Dougherty of St. James, Wayne Dougherty of Frost and RuthAnn Dougherty (special friend Ron) of Lake Crystal. Sister-in-law Doris Diel of Amboy, 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Engold is preceded in death by her parents, infant brother Carl, 3 other brothers, Babe, Herb and Paul, 2 sisters, Sylvia and Ann, 2 grandsons, Wayne Paul “Trucker” and Kurtis Dougherty, son Eugene Dougherty and great grandson William Daniel Edwards.

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Monday, July 3, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. John's Lutheran Church- willow creek

13148 499th Ave, Vernon Center, MN 56090

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Monday, July 3, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. John's Lutheran Church- willow creek

13148 499th Ave, Vernon Center, MN 56090

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