April 4, 1941 – Friday, December 7, 2018
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church-Lester Prairie, MN
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Chilson Funeral Home-Winsted, MN
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Prayer Service 8:00 P.M. Tuesday evening, December 11th.
Alden “Al” Jerome Enger, age 77, of Lester Prairie passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.
He was born on April 4, 1941 in Montevideo the son of Alvin & Gladys (Rikki) Enger.
Al graduated from Granite Falls High School and later attended The University of Minnesota and Dunwoody Institute.
He honorably served his Country in The United States Army serving in Berlin.
On August 7, 1965, Alden J. Enger and Georgine B. Betker were joined in holy marriage at Main Street Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. God blessed their marriage with three daughters.
Al was formerly employed for forty years at Honeywell and hog and crop farmed in Winsted Township, McLeod County.
He served eighteen years on the Lester Prairie School Board and on the Winsted Township Board.
He was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie. Al also belonged to the V.F.W.
He enjoyed John Deere tractors, playing cards, fishing and spending time with family and friends.
Survived by his loving wife: Georgine; daughters: Michelle (Bill) Radtke of Lester Prairie and Sheri (Mike) Schrupp of Cologne; grandchildren: Aleksey (special friend Josh), Jordan, Emily Grace, and Maddux; a great granddaughter: Aubree Kae; a sister: Mavis Larson of Waconia; a brother: Gary (Mattie) Enger of Watertown, South Dakota; brothers and sisters-in-law: Jerome (Bonnie) Betker of Dassel, Duane (Carole) Betker of Minneapolis and Gaylyn Betker of Phoenix, Arizona; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by a daughter, Krista Enger, his parents, Alvin and Gladys Enger, a brother, Floyd Enger and by his parents-in-law, George & Esther Betker.
Funeral services for Alden “Al” Enger will be held on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie. Pastor Eric Nelson will officiate. Interment with military rites will follow at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 11th from 5-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Prayer service will be held at 8:00 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 12th one hour prior to services at the church.
Casket Bearers will be Bill Radtke, Mike Schrupp, Jim Larson, Steve Larson, Erling Jerpseth and Woody Haaland.