John R. Engels, age 83, of Shullsburg, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison. He was born June 18, 1929, in Mineral Point, the son of Robert and Elizabeth (Edge) Engels. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 344 North Judgement Street in Shullsburg with Monsignor Raymond Kertz of Rockford, Ill., officiating. Burial was held in St. Matthew’s Cemetery in rural Shullsburg, where Military Rites were accorded by McCann-Richards American Legion Post #105 of Shullsburg and Shullsburg VFW #10533. A visitation was held Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Shullsburg and Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. at the funeral home. Full obituary in the January 31, 2013 issue of the Republican Journal.