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Carl John Engelking

July 24, 1925 - May 18, 2007

Carl John Engelking

SPRINGFIELD – Carl John Engelking, 81, of Springfield, died Friday, May 18, 2007 at Heritage Manor.

He was born July 24, 1925 in Chicago, IL, the son of Conrad and Florence Ebner Engelking. He married Ruth Sokolis. His parents and one brother, Bob Engelking, preceded him in death.

Mr. Engelking was a salesman at G Heileman Company. He was an avid sports fan. He served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

Survivors: wife, Ruth Engelking; one daughter, Carla (husband, John M.) Burger of East Peoria; one son, Randy (wife, Nina) Engelking of Chatham; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Connie Smith of Schaumburg; and one brother, Howard (wife, Janet) Engelking of Elgin.

Private family services will be held. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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