OREGON-Brent A. Engh, age 49, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on Aug. 2, 1963, in Viroqua, the son of Arthur and Barbara Engh.
Brent graduated from LaCrosse Central High School and UW-LaCrosse. He married the former Kelly Weise on Sept. 20, 1986. Brent worked for the Capital Times, Janesville Gazette, and LaCrosse Tribune. He was an avid reader who enjoyed fishing up north at the family cabin, golf, poker, playing cards, and attending his children’s sporting events. Most of all, he enjoyed time spent with his family and friends.
Brent is survived by his parents; wife, Kelly; daughters, Katie and Sara; son, Cole; sister, Kristi and Sven Medinger; eight nieces and nephews; parents-in-law, Gerald and Maureen Weise; sister-in-law, Wendy and Randy Lerum; and brothers-in-law, Tony Weise, Wade and Christine Weise, and Mike Weise. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
A Celebration of Brent’s Life will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park Street, Oregon, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Memorials may be directed to the family. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to St. Mary’s Emergency Room staff and cardiology staff for the special care they gave Brent.
A Celebration of Brent’s Life will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park Street, Oregon, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.