Marcus J. “Mick” Engle 


Marcus J. “Mick” Engle, 77, of Sauk Centre and Abbeville, Alabama, died peacefully surrounded by family Jan. 6, 2024, at his home in Alabama.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Jan. 16 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with the Rev. Mark Botzet officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.

Marcus James Engle was born Sept. 17, 1946, in Melrose, Minnesota, to Lester and Eleanor (Beste) Engle. Mick graduated from Sauk Centre High School and furthered his education at Alexandria Technical College where he took up welding. He was united in marriage to Susan Marie Terfehr Feb. 19, 1966. He worked at Gillies Welding Shop until he opened Engle Fabrication. 

He was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Mick enjoyed multiple years of drag racing, raising cattle, hobby farming and most of all, being the “Boss.” 

Survivors include his sons, Michael (Janna) Engle of Sauk Centre and Dustin Engle of Sauk Centre; five grandchildren Ethan, Nelson, Lily, Riley and Rykin; brothers Joe Engle, Lynn (Janet) Engle, Paul (Arlene) Engle and Bruce (Laurie) Engle, all of Sauk Centre, Perry (Molly) Engle of Maplewood, Dan Engle of Little Sauk, and Roger (Carol) Engle of West Union; sisters Paulette Tabatt of St. Cloud and Bonnie Tiemann of Sauk Centre; sister-in-law Joyce Klimek; brother-in-law Mark Terfehr; and many nieces and nephews.

Mick was preceded in death by his wife, Susan Engle Jan. 18, 2014; parents; son Todd Engle; sisters-in-law Karen and Kim Engle; and brothers-in-law Tom Tiemann and John Terfehr. 

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Sauk Centre.