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10300 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572
Phone: 804-333-3770
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Ruth Engelgau

Ruth Virginia Engelgau (Allen)

Tuesday, June 26th, 1923 - Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Ruth Virginia Engelgau, 96, of Hague, VA passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019. She was the widow of Edwin Victor Engelgau, a homemaker and a member of The Association of the Deaf, Richmond and Washington, DC. She is survived by sons, Ronald Oakes Engelgau (Debra) of West Palm Beach, Fl, and Bert Pete Engelgau (Lucy) of Colonial Beach, VA; sister, Estelle Sumner of Powhatan, VA; and grandchildren, Ronald Jr., Jennifer, Megan, Zachary, Dana, and Diana and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marjorie Ann VanSkyock; grandson, Eric; brothers, Walter, James, Thomas, Mark, Arthur and Jack; and sisters, Bessie, Jane and Nancy.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, December 16, 2019 at Welch Funeral Home, Montross Chapel, with Bert Engelgau officiating. Interment will follow at Carmel United Methodist Cemetery, Kinsale, VA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Welch Funeral Home, Montross, VA.
Pallbearers are Ronald Engelgau, Sr., Ronald Engelgau, Jr., Zachary Engelgau, Daniel Engelgau, Ryan Engelgau, Mac Dodson, Jason Miner and Seth McCullum.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riverside Tappahannock Hospice, 289 Hospital Road, Tappahannock, VA22560.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Monday, December 16th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Monday, December 16th, 2019 1:00pm
    Welch Funeral Home - Montross Chapel
    17546 Kings Highway
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  • Interment

    Carmel United Methodist Cemetery
    5720 Sandy Point Road
    KINSALE, VA 22488
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Joan Ball

Posted at 11:16am
To the Engelgau Family,
We were so sorry to hear about Mrs. Engelgau death.
She was such as nice woman always had a smile on her face.
She and Mr. Engelgau always amazed me with how much they
lived Life. Their travels nothing stopped them from having a great time.
So to the Family please accept our heartfelt condolences.
Wayne & Joan Ball

Love, Karen and Jeff Burgoon

Posted at 12:25pm
Our deepest sympathies with loving memories of Aunt Ruth.
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Posted at 08:04am
We are so sorry for your loss . Love and prayers for your family .

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