Walter E. Lengel

Walter E. Lengel Sr., 95, of Denver, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at 3:30 p.m., at his home.

Mr. Lengel was a World War II United States Army veteran.  He worked 14 years at Diehl Machines in Wabash, in salvage yards for 20 years, owned a taxi service for three years and was a self-employed auto body man several years.  

He was born April 28, 1923, in Huntington to Leon E. and Catherine C. Smith Lengel. He married Mary J. Legg in Huntington on April 1, 1969, and she survives.

Additional survivors are two daughters, Pamela Lengel, of Indianapolis, and Kathy Lengel, of Denver; two sons, Walter E. Lengel Jr., of Kernersville, NC, and Michael  Lengel of Denver; a brother, Leon E. (Betty) Lengel Jr., of Wabash; and eight grandchildren, Travis (Vicki) Lengel and David Trisler Jr., both of Logansport; Taz Lengel, of Peru; Starr Lengel, of Denver; Michael Lengel, Ashley Lengel and Diana (Jeremy) Tucker, all of Wabash; and James (Jodi) Trisler, of LaFontaine.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Trisler.

There will be no services.

Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service of Wabash is in charge of arrangements.

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