Howard George Engeleman 1919 - 2011 Salina

Paid family tribute

Howard George Engleman, 91, of Salina, died Wednesday, January 12, 2011.
He was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Elmer, Mo., to George and Beulah (Kreider) Engleman. He was a graduate of the Ark City High School and led the basketball team to state finals in 1937. He was a graduate of the University of Kansas, where he excelled in tennis and was a consensus All-American basketball player whose jersey was retired in 2003. He also coached the Jayhawks when Phog Allen was injured in 1947.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and received the Purple Heart. His memberships include the First United Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge No. 60, 33rd Degree Mason, and the Kansas Sports Hall Of Fame.
Howard worked as an attorney for the law firm Litowich, Royce, and Hampton for 40 years, retiring in 1988.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Beth, of Salina; one son, Dr. Dodge Engleman and wife Lorna of San Antonio, Texas; two daughters, Ann North and husband Richard of Bedminster, N.J., and Mary Kemmer and husband Andy of Wichita; and three grandchildren, Dodge Kemmer, Callie Kemmer and Riley Kemmer.
Memorial services for Howard will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church, Salina.
Memorials are suggested to the church, the Williams Fund in care of University of Kansas Endowment Association, the Wally Beets and John Marino Scholarship Fund, and Hospice of Salina.
Ryan Mortuary, 137 N 8th St, Salina, KS 67401, is in charge of arrangements.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.