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La Grande, Oregon
Jimmie E. Engle, 88, of Eugene and formerly of La Grande, died Nov. 13. The family will have a private memorial service in Eugene.
Mr. Engle was born Jan. 24, 1918, in Krupp, Wash., and grew up in eastern Washington. In 1941 he married Sheila Thompson in Portland. He served in the Army overseas during World War II, then attended pharmacy school at Oregon State University.
He was a pharmacist for 30 years and was the manager of the La Grande PayLess from 1969 to 1984. After retiring in 1985, he and his wife moved to Eugene.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing, golf and woodworking. He was an avid OSU Beavers fan and raised his children to be the same.
Survivors include his wife; children, Tom Engle and Barb Engle, both of Portland, Dennis Engle of Salem and Joanna Engle of Corvallis; and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
The Observer, Obituaries for the week ending Nov. 18, 2006, Published: November 18, 2006