Engelbretson, 74, died in Surprise AZ on Fri Nov 6th, 2015, after a long
hard battle with ALS.
He was born in Eau Claire, Wi. Sept. 16, 1941 and graduated from Eau
Claire Memorial High School in 1959. He served 4 years in the Air Force.
He worked for many years for the RD Smith Co and owned and operated Tidy
Car for several years.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years Carole of Surprise. Daughter Lynn
of Surprise. Son Jeffrey (Regina) of Hudson, WI. Granddaughters Nicole
(Eric) Tolliver of Altoona, Taryn Engelbretson (fiance Christopher
Marschek) of Baltimore, MD. Brother Robert (Joyce) of San Juan Capistrano,
CA. Sister-in-law Eldora Engebretson of Peoria, AZ. And
great-granddaughter to be Baby Tolliver.
Preceded in death by parents Alden and Luetta Engelbretson and sister
There is to be no visitation or service as Gene is to be part of a
comprehensive research project into ALS.