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Joseph R. "Joe" Engers

August 30, 1948 ~ January 30, 2020 (age 71)

Obituary

Age 71, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice.  He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Engers; mother and step-father, Joyce (Donald) Manning; step-sister, Donette Manning.  Joe is survived by four children, Jill (Lloyd Simmons) Fowler, Janette (Derek) Goldstein, Andrew Zuke and Katie Zuke; two grandchildren, Nathaniel Goldstein and Hannah Goldstein; five siblings, Cheri (Jim) Hobbs, Stacey Manning (Steve Morris), Joette (Ruben) Perez, Suzette Manning and Lonnie Manning; many nieces and nephews.

A 1966 graduate of Northwest High School, Joe went on to earn his Associates Degree from Jackson Community College.  He then went on to serve a term in the U.S. Army in Vietnam where he was awarded a Purple Heart.  Upon returning to Michigan, Joe worked and retired as a corrections officer with the State of Michigan Prison System in Jackson.  Although he was not an outgoing social person, Joe managed to make a positive difference in the life of others.

Cremation has taken place and services to honor Joe’s life will be announced at a later date. 

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Services

Family to do services at later date

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