Faith Engels, age 77, of Cambridge died December 28, 2016 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 3rd at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral Tuesday and also from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M., with a Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M., Monday, January 2nd AT THE CHURCH.
Faith Virginia Engels was born May 5, 1939 in Cloquet, Minnesota to Magnus and Honorine (Panger) Oswald. She grew up and attended school in Cloquet. Faith then attended St. Scholastica, earning her Registered Nurse degree. On June 17, 1961 she married Frank Engels, Jr. and they made their home in Duluth. They later lived in Fridley, Blaine and Isanti before moving to Cambridge in 1995. Faith was a nurse at Grandview Christian Home for 30 years and then volunteered there for many years after retirement. She spent her life caring for others and was a very giving person. Faith was a very Christian woman and lived her life that way. She was an active member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and served the church in numerous ways over the years. She was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.
Faith Engels passed away December 28, 2016 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West at the age of 77 years, 7 months and 23 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank, in 2003, and her siblings, Al Oswald, George Oswald, Shirley Nader and Florene Oswald.
Faith is survived by one daughter, Michelle Engels of Cambridge; sons, Kevin Engels of Isanti, Scott (Annette) Engels of Cambridge and Russell (Jodie) Engels of Isanti; sisters-in-law, Glor Oswald and Rae Oswald; brother-in-law, Joe Nader; grandchildren, Josh, Matthew, Jonathon and Nathan; great-granddaughter, Sydney; and by many other relatives and friends.