Emanuela “Emma” L. Engles, 97 of Monroe, WI died Friday Sept. 22, 2023 at SSM Health Monroe Hospice Home. She was born December 2, 1925 to Luigi and Ida (Spenciero) Cifizzari in Milford, MA the first of 7 children.
Emma served is the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict where she met and married her husband George Engles of Monroe, WI. She was a homemaker until the death of her husband in 1976 and then babysat for several families until retirement. In retirement she enjoyed cooking, playing cards and spending time with friends and family.
Emma is survived by a son, George W. (Linda) Engles of Monroe and a sister, Lillian Santos of Massachusetts and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, George; brothers, Pasqual, Vincenzo, Luigi Jr, and Alfred; sister, Lucia Lenzi.
Private graveside services will be accorded with burial in Calvary Cemetery in Monroe.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to SSM Health Monroe Hospice Home.
The family would like to thank the staffs of SSM Health Monroe Hospital and SSM Health Monroe Hospice Home for their excellent care.
Shriner Hager Gohlke Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com.