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William R. Engelman
December 20, 1932 - May 11, 2018

Beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away Friday, May 11, 2018 at Covenant HealthCare Cooper Campus. Age 85 years. Son of the late Morton and Gladys (Holt) Engelman, William was born December 20, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Greta L. Faubert on September 16, 1961. She survives him. William graduated from the University of Detroit with a BS and DDS Degrees and Wayne State University with his MD in 1966. He started his medical office in Saginaw in 1971 and retired in 1998. William was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, American Medical Association, Saginaw County Medical Society and Saginaw Surgical Society. He enjoyed reading, ice skating, ice hockey, coaching hockey and especially spending time with his family.

Surviving besides his wife Greta are one daughter and three sons, William T. Engelman, Detroit; Laura and Tim Britain, Kalamazoo; David Engelman, Brooklyn, NY; Matthew and Claudia Engelman, Round Rock, Texas; four grandchildren, Sarah Britain, Ryan Britain, Linda Engelman and Ivan Engelman; his sister Vivian Ben, LaCrescenta, California; many nieces and nephews. William was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Marie Engelman, two brothers and two sisters, Mary Fry, John Engelman, Joseph Engelman and Norma Reynolds.

Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Wednesday May 16, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1525 S. Washington, Saginaw. Rev. Fr. William Taylor will officiate. Military Services conducted by V.F.W. Post #1859 will take place after the Mass. Honoring Dr. Engelman’s wishes cremation will follow with burial of cremains in Holy Sepulchre Catholic Cemetery in Southfield, Michigan. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd. (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. A Vigil Service will take place 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Holy Family Catholic Church or East Side Soup Kitchen.


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